About a month or so ago, one of my ninth graders brought up a great topic that was inspired by our reading of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. In this particular passage, Junior throws ...

The deeper I get into my teaching career, the more reflective I’ve become. Part of it is nostalgia, linking moments in the classroom to the stages of my life. Part of it is really disbelief that I have been at ...