Archive for December 2014

Teacher voice in 2014 on the White Rhino Blog

Teacher voice in 2014 on the White Rhino Blog
As 2015 enters–and as I prepare to celebrate my 20th year in education–I know that this year’s blogging life helped me find the words to participate in important conversations. Proudly, I shared my 8-year-old son’s commentary against homework (and we continue to push through the complaints and whining about homework at the kitchen table until... Read more »

On Our Lady of Guadalupe and manhood for my 9-year-old son

On Our Lady of Guadalupe and manhood for my 9-year-old son
I value taking my 9-year-old son, Adrián, to the barber shop.  As we walk from the car to the shop’s door, I take his hand.  When he was smaller, his little fingers barely wrapped around the edge of my palm.  Now that he’s older, his grasp inside my hand is changing. These days, his fingers remain... Read more »