How I feel about teaching

Near the end of my second field experience, during the long commute to Lake Shore Middle School from my home, I started to compose a letter to my future urban students. I composed the letter in my mind, spoke the words to myself as I drove, and wrote them down when I arrived in theContinue reading “How I feel about teaching”

A sneak peak at “While Sleeping”

Trigger warnings: Gun violence. January 29, 2014 Youngstown, Ohio It was after midnight and Jakob and Cindy had just walked into their second bar. The entryway was slippery, the flimsy mat doing nothing to combat the snow the patrons were bringing in. They hung their coats and walked toward the bar, happy to see thereContinue reading “A sneak peak at “While Sleeping””