#79: Reading

Reading, it turns out, isn't for everyone. And that's okay. But harder than it looks, motivating a bunch of students to read when they don't want to. It doesn't come simply. When I began my most recent job as an instructional aide (or literacy interventionist) at a local charter school, I knew from the beginning … Continue reading #79: Reading

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F Word

Crumpled up piece of paper found in the trash between lunch periods, between gum-stained homework and block erasers an outline of a small hand, all five fingers, one extended further upwards than the others, and a message in all caps, scratched out in pencil, still legible despite this it says, "Mr. D" and then trails … Continue reading F Word