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A surprising sentence came out of my mouth at a workshop last week.  The leader repeated it, then turned around, flipped to a new sheet on his chart rack and wrote my sentence, phrase by phrase, each one in a different color:   Letting go of my excuses means I’m free to be who I… Continue reading

Common Core Vent

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I just finished a video chat with Nancy and among other things we talked about the problems Mason is having in his English class … particularly with writing. I started this “vent” yesterday because of what  the new curriculum (based on the “one-size-fits-all Common Core Standards) is doing to my own grandson. Anyway … when… Continue reading