Slice of Life 13: Code switch

I've been in a bit of reading drought this year. As much as I encourage my students to make time to read for pleasure, I find it really hard to make the time to do the same. There's just always something else to do—papers to grade, lessons to plan, blogs to read (and write). This … Continue reading Slice of Life 13: Code switch

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Slice of Life 10: Basketball Diaries

We just got home from watching my oldest son’s first basketball playoff game. And although the team of 11- and 12-year-olds only had one win this entire season, they come home tonight victors. The final score was 34-20. Watching any of the boys’ games—whether it’s basketball, soccer, and especially baseball—is excruciating. The suspense is almost … Continue reading Slice of Life 10: Basketball Diaries