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Clear Vision

By Toni M. Poling I don’t make personal resolutions at the beginning of each new year.  This is mostly because I try not to lie to myself.  In the past decade I’ve joined a gym.  I’ve quit the gym.  I joined a gym.  I quit the gym.  I joined a Read more…

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Metaphorically Speaking

Me: “Today we are going to talk about poetry! Who’s excited?” Every class I’ve ever had: *crickets* I’m not sure about your students, but mine don’t love poetry.  A few years ago, when we switched to the standards which shall not be named and our focus shifted to informational text, Read more…

By Toni Poling, ago