The Story of Thomas Galaudet: Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives

    CHILDREN OF SILENCE By Cleo Lampos   Thomas struggled to take a breath in the spring air. As the other children ran around him, playing, pushing, screaming, he tried to inhale enough oxygen to walk to the stoop of his home. The oldest of twelve children, Thomas did…

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The Outsiders: An Inspirational Book to a Student Teacher

Ever read a book that changed the way you viewed lif? The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton was that book when I was a college student in 1967. I was ready to start student teaching in a school set in a culturally deprived neighborhood. The prospect of assuming responsibility for 42…

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Another Day, Another Challenge

                        Another Day, Another Challenge                         By Marjorie Strebe, Guest Blogger               Preparing for Michelle’s first day at a new school, I attempted to inform the staff how my little first grader faked illness or injury for attention, but they cut me off.             “Mrs. Strebe, how many children…

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