Monthly Archives: July 2009

City Room-From the Classroom to Celebrity

July 21, 2009 1:09 pm Link This is a blog I wrote in response to the above New York Times article written by Simon Akam. As a retired NYC English teacher and now, writer, I was saddened to read about … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to My Students

CHAPTER EXCERPTS Taken from Melinda Ehrlich’s Take Off Your Hat and Spit Out Your Gum – A Teacher’s Memoir A Love Letter to My Students Every once in a while I fell in love with one of my classes. Here … Continue reading

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Team Teaching as a “Solution” to Overcrowding At Maxwell

CHAPTER EXCERPTS Taken from Melinda Ehrlich’s Take Off Your Hat and Spit Out Your Gum – A Teacher’s Memoir Team Teaching as a “Solution” to Overcrowding At Maxwell In this overcrowded building an attempt was made to solve the classroom … Continue reading

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BLOOPERS AND WISECRACKS

These can be found in Melinda Ehrlich’s Take Off Your Hat and Spit Out Your Gum – A Teacher’s Memoir  Twisted But Funny When I asked students to take out their textbooks one day, Savitrie did not have hers on … Continue reading

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