The Power of Story in Connecting With Teens

Story is a powerful thing.  As educators, we know this to be true.  In fact, we endeavor to read as many good, true, and beautiful stories to our young students as possible during the grammar stage.  Line after line, page after page, we invite them into the stories we hope will inform their understanding for years to come.  Much of the time, we read to … Continue reading The Power of Story in Connecting With Teens

Monday Musings (July 3, 2017): Story, Memory, and Home

I had the pleasure this past Friday of watching two boys of some friends of ours who were preparing to move, then helping our friends load the truck on Saturday as they moved into their first home. I was reminded of what a wonderful thing a home is, and how my memories of my childhood home are still vivid in my memory. Below I have … Continue reading Monday Musings (July 3, 2017): Story, Memory, and Home