Category Kids And What They’ve Taught Me

Judge Not

toloveandlearn.com When I mention to acquaintances that I work at a middle school handling student behavior and discipline, I usually hear some version of three responses: “Wow, that’s gotta be challenging.” “Really? That’s such a tough age. Do you, um,…

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Back to School: Lessons From The Herd

It’s barely mid-August, but the teachers and staff at the middle school where I work are heading back to campus this week. Classes start on Wednesday. Just like the kids, I hate to see summer break end, especially while it’s still…

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Who’s In Charge Here?

On Saturday, a wave of sanity swept across the USA. It was inspired by kids. It was about saving kids. And it was, largely, led by kids. Elsa Hoppenworth, a 16-year-old junior at West Anchorage High School, in Anchorage, Alaska,…

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Forming Impressions

adamscountyextra.com Do you remember 7th grade? I mean, in any detail? When I ask parents this question, their recollections tend to be cringeworthy. The time they got food stuck in their braces at the dance and sat outside the gym for the rest…

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