I still don’t know him real well and probably never will.  He was a friend of my cousins at one time, he traveled as a hobby to do short term missions, and ended up marrying my co-teachers sister.  I sang with him at a wedding many years ago.  He was quiet and appeared confident in … Continue reading Defined


Why I Enjoy Marking 1st Grade Compositions

Marking first grade compositions is not for the faint of heart or the phonics illiterate.  It's time consuming and deciphering their spelling can almost feel like reading another language.  But, ask any of my co-teachers who blandly smile at my latest favourite or titter quietly at a silly anecdote, and you would know that I … Continue reading Why I Enjoy Marking 1st Grade Compositions