Category Archives: back to school

Waiting to Exhale

We are studying the atmosphere in 8th grade science class and the students just learned that Earth’s atmosphere is pressing against them with a force of 14.7 pounds per square inch. Lately I’ve been feeling it.  I am enormously busy! … Continue reading

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School Starts on Monday

For the entire family!  That’s right – I finally (yesterday) landed a teaching job as a science teacher in a middle school about half an hour from home.  I have orientation and teacher work day on Friday and  then we … Continue reading

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Turning the Page

We’ve reached the end of the chapter titled “Going back to school.”  A year ago Transition to Teaching classes were just about to start in a hectic, packed summer session.  We started the program with thirty-some students of various ages … Continue reading

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