Archive for January, 2008

To Separate?

January 16, 2008

For the past few weeks the educational buzz has been the separation of boys and girls for certain or all classes. Yes, it does work. I have done it. And the boys who failed the reading and writing portion of our state competency exams all passed them. And that was almost 20 years ago. (How time flies when we are having fun.)

Yet this brings to mind the fads and fashions in education. Haven’t boys and girls been separated for educational purposes for centuries? (more…)

Small Wonders

January 1, 2008

It is amazing how our bodies betray us. And in that betrayal we find joy in the small wonders of living. (more…)