Author Archives: Brad

Getting Ready

The closing date for my condo purchase is the 17th. That’s coming really quickly. Even though it’s just a move down the driveway, I still need to organize things a little. The area in the worst shape was the storage … Continue reading

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A Guppy Story

Ever since I set it up, the aquarium in my classroom has included guppies. I got yellow ‘cobra’ guppies. They were spectacular. And little by little, they have died off. It may have been a water quality thing. Or it … Continue reading

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A Conversation

We were doing our vocabulary test this past week, and one of the seventh graders said: “Number one sounds like you.” Question: Taking turns while speaking and listening to another person is a good way to have one of these. … Continue reading

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A Whatsit

This morning, a student interrupted me to tell me there was a bug on my head. I brushed my head off, but she said it was still there. Then she wondered if maybe it was some kind of mark on … Continue reading

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Tuna (fish)

I have been eating tuna and crackers for lunch at school lately. Yesterday I saw a warning on the label of the tuna packet that made me laugh: Contains fish? Really? Ha! What kind of weird legal situation caused them … Continue reading

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