Bringing Home the Bacon

Del was one of the most unmotivated students I have taught. He also had some learning difficulties. Over the years his teachers worked hard to get him through. He was among the last students to arrive in class and the first one to leave. He had a part-time job working for a butcher in an… Continue reading Bringing Home the Bacon

A Fish Story

My friend Al retired a few years ahead of me. He taught elementary school. He kept fish in his classroom and loved to teach his students about fish aquaculture. He decided he was going to show his grade 5’s a fish dissection. He had two large trout and, before class, dissected one of them. His… Continue reading A Fish Story