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I parent. I teach. I read. I think. I write. I discuss. Not necessarily in that order. And not necessarily all the time. shakes.sister at gmail and stuff.

Groups: Education Alternatives

Twitter: shakes_sister

Diaries published: 27 (24 days since last diary on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 11:19 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 544 (24 days since last comment on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 11:19 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1266

Total Comment Ratings: 767

Most Recommended Diary: Because It Is My Name!, 75 comments, 277 recommends

People Following Shakespeares Sister: 54

Shakespeares Sister's Most Recent Diaries:

Not from teaching, but from using a pseudonym to write about teaching. I am still teaching. But I have many other things right now that require my attention, and for now, I am done writing on dKos ...
by Shakespeares Sister
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 11:19 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
At the beginning of every school year, I try to learn all of my 11th graders' names by the end of our first week together. A thing happens every year, though, when I am verifying pronunciations of ...
by Shakespeares Sister
Comment Count 75 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 06:04 AM PDT with 277 Recommends
Offered without comment other than, please make it go viral.
by Shakespeares Sister
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Mar 23, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 156 Recommends
So, if you read my last post, you know that I switched schools. The transition has been interesting, though, according to my reviewing administrator, painless compared to the transition of most ...
by Shakespeares Sister
Comment Count 105 comments on Tue Dec 03, 2013 at 12:35 PM PST with 115 Recommends
So, I switched school districts. I am very fortunate to work again with one of my best friends, who teaches 12th grade AP Literature and Composition, while I teach 11th grade AP Language and ...
by Shakespeares Sister
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Nov 08, 2013 at 06:05 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Rarely, as an English teacher, do I find myself at a loss for words. Now, as I’m faced with the fact that I have to say goodbye to my students, and tell them I will not return as their teacher ...
by Shakespeares Sister
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 07:15 AM PDT with 61 Recommends

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