Tag Archives: middle school

A NEW CULTURE SHIFT BEGINNING in our SCHOOLS?


Recently I began to put together reports that one Foster Grandparent quit our school, and at least two teachers in my hearing are now muttering about either looking to change schools, or quit teaching. Not the usual complaining one hears, … Continue reading

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CONFESSIONS OF A MICHIGAN FOSTER GRANDFATHER and GRANDMOTHER


Life in the Middle School, all year long   Would you be willing to spend the school year with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders? Well, we both are doing just that. Any names except ours are changed to protect both … Continue reading

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Nebraska Teachers Told To Call Kids ‘Purple Penguins’ As ‘Boys And Girls’ Is Not ‘Gender Inclusive’


Spending each day in middle schools class rooms, I could not pass up sharing Katherine Timpf’s article.  This is the kind of thing which detracts from teacher prep, class time, and lessens learning opportunities.  Good God! No wonder Judy and … Continue reading

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