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Disability in Disney

I just wrote about disability in popular media for a grad class, so I analyzed Disney movies.  None of my friends could think of a person with disability (not a disabled person, I’m working on people-first language) portrayed in a … Continue reading

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End of Year

I left school today thinking about how much I love my students.  I was grinning like an idiot, walking all around school grounds because I forgot I parked my car further away.  They are truly the greatest kids- this morning … Continue reading

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Bag o’ Tricks

“Hey- I had fun today. ” The words every teacher wants to hear after a good lesson. I heard them today from one of my silly boys. I win. Every teacher has a bag of tricks that they pull from … Continue reading

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Imagine your first class on the first day of college.  You’re pumped up, you’re ready for the year.  You walk into your first class, nab the best seat in the auditorium, and take a seat.  The professor walks in.  The … Continue reading

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Sassy

Think of the sassiest middle school girl you can possibly imagine.  Now triple that.  You’ve met N. (names of students kept private) Now I knew this girl wasn’t going to warm up to me easily.  The first week of school … Continue reading

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