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Category Archives: Parenting

What’s In a Name?

Each and every year, I begin the school year in AP United States History with a study of “First Contact.”  We examine documents describing Columbus’ encounter with the Tianos Indians, we study the relationship between the Jamestown residents and the Powhatan tribe, and we consider the impact of King Philip’s War, a conflict between New …

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All My Children

At the Independent School where I teach, there are about 25 “faculty children,” and my son and daughter are among that group. There are many great benefits to teaching at the same school where my children are enrolled…we are all on the same schedule, we commute together, we enjoy a break on tuition, and we …

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