I never practiced a lockdown drill as a child. I never thought, “Despite the danger, I want to work in a school building.” I never considered that being a schoolmarm could be any more dangerous than maybe getting ink from the overhead projector pens up and down my wrist and arm.
Do you remember reading your first Shakespeare play? For many of us (and our students), the first of the Bard’s words were, “Two households, both alike in dignity, / In fair Verona, where we lay our scene.” I don’t know about you, but those opening words of Romeo and Juliet’s prologue conjure a lot of memories of my own experience as a student … Read More
Dystopia Is Everywhere While the dystopian genre has been around for a long time, it has seen a surge in popularity over the past decade, which you’ve probably noticed. It would be hard to miss that bookshelves are filling up with dystopian literature and that almost every other movie or TV show on Netflix focuses on the end of the … Read More