Tag Archives: letters

Even if we all have to slow down

My son is teaching in Japan and just sent me a packet of letters from an after-school English Club he is running. He asked me to connect these pen pal letters with my students and maybe we might get a … Continue reading

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Letters at the halfway mark

School is starting in a week. I always send a letter to my new students, trying to get them excited about the ideas we will be exploring in class and giving them a glimpse of who I am–an artist, gardener, … Continue reading

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“To my graduating self”

At the beginning of each year I have the students write themselves a letter. They address it “To my graduating self.” I ask them to think about all the issues in their lives at that moment and how they think … Continue reading

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