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Month: September 2017

Observations

Observations

I have been teaching for six weeks now, and in that time I have made some interesting observations, mostly school related, that I would like to share. 1. Kids around here are allowed to be kids a little longer. They are much more innocent than many of my middle schoolers back home. Recently, at an overnight at school I saw 7th graders toting stuffed animals, and other cozy comforts. They know very little about drug and alcohol abuse (which my…

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Break Through!

Break Through!

A break through, people. A break through. This last weekend was a turning point…I think…I hope. It felt like a turning point. I decided to blog about it so I can look back and remember, and so you people don’t think this whole “the Kleins have moved to China” thing is all bad. This last Saturday I was a zombie. I woke up in a tent on the soccer field at SSIS to the sound of heavy traffic, kids voices,…

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