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If you read that earlier blog entry entitled Lynn 1, you knew that the story would have a happy ending. That is because, in the tone of Lynn's writing, between the lines, is the wonderful feeling that she is taking

Lynn wrote me a few weeks ago: On Thursday one of my grade 9 boys came to me and said he wanted to transfer out. My heart stopped. I felt awful.  I've been asking him questions, he seems to be able to

Grant Boulanger sent this: Ben, My 5 year old was organizing her space in my office and found my teacher's guide from Prentice Hall's video program, "¿Eres tú, María?". It was accidentally, but appropriately, found covered in dust behind a book shelf.

I had asked Laurie for some of the activities on the Embedded Reading thread. Those now following that can find that information here: It's a busy end of the week but I hope to get deeper into the EBR process over

Laurie's Not Teaching Parrots Got this from Laurie -it's on her blog ( too: I'm a bit of a youtube addict and yesterday I came across this great clip about a speaking parrot. The trainer is adorable and the whole schtick is about