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Since MLK …

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For this post, I am not writing an essay or anything that looks like a traditional article. Instead, I have been thinking … Continue reading

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Nepotism, cronyism and institutional discrimination

This post is in response to a Lowell Sun article by Kim Scott titled, “Lowell School Committee member drafting anti-nepotism measure”. It recounts one minority educator’s experience in Lowell trying to get a promotion for over a decade. The original … Continue reading

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Essay on education, technology & how we use our time

“I believe that reading and writing are the most nourishing forms of meditation anyone has so far found. By reading the writings of the most interesting minds in history, we meditate with our own minds and theirs as well. This … Continue reading

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February Quick Hits

Every once in a while I find myself at a loss of how to tie together a bunch of interesting things I’ve either seen on television or read online. That’s why I created the “Quick Hits”, to give me a … Continue reading

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What I learned by spying*

*Note about the Title: The full title for this post is, “What I learned by spying: In which I explain why I spent a day monitoring computer activity in random labs of our school, while thinking about reading and literacy”. … Continue reading

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Thank you for another great semester

              I love being a high school librarian not just because I am surrounded by great reads, but because I get to interact with so many teachers and students. While I may not have a classroom setting to work in … Continue reading

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Explaining Our Book Orders

               We’re finally starting to get some of our book orders in, and that’s always a happy time in the LMC. I don’t care how great technology gets, you’re never going to convince me that your electronic version of the … Continue reading

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