Review of ‘Sweet Tooth’ by Ian McEwan – Books – The Boston Globe via Review of ‘Sweet Tooth’ by Ian McEwan – Books – The Boston Globe.
Distractions are everywhere. Let’s face it, as writers we’re with them, most in the form of work offers or job responsibilities. But are all distractions bad? And when is it a good time to let a distraction pull you away from your writing? Recently while working on my novel, I became distracted by the promise of work. … Continue reading
It’s no real secret, Baltimore City Schools are in a state of decline. Parents looking for affordable options for educating their children here have very few options. My husband and I are vexed by the constant focus on teaching test taking skills, leaving poorly disciplined kids and kids with behavior problems among the well-behaved, … Continue reading
The Daily Reese: Judith Jones and her Tenth Muse via The Daily Reese: Judith Jones and her Tenth Muse.
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Liar, Liar, tests on fire! Baltimore school test results hit three-year lull – baltimoresun.com.
Scholarship Funds, Meant for Needy, Benefit Private Schools – NYTimes.com.
Media Fawning a Little Less When It Comes to Edu-Giving – Rick Hess Straight Up – Education Week.
English Teacher Rethinks Grammar Lessons — With an App.
To take a much-needed break from my studies and the constant editing tasks of policy writing, I spent the weekend reading The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (Anne Brontë, 1848). For those who may have missed the talents of Ms. Brontë and opted instead for Jane Eyre, please visit this literary treasure. There’s a free copy … Continue reading