Report from Louisiana: My Students Learned to Love to Read

By:  Pat Austin The end of our first semester is upon us and I wanted to take a moment to reflect on my classroom reading project that I began this year and to provide an update since so many of you donated money or sent books to my classroom. Over the summer I read Donalyn … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: My Students Learned to Love to Read

An Ode to Flyover Country

"We are moving to Sioux Falls, South Dakota," my father said matter-of-factly. I don’t think I knew exactly where South Dakota was, having spent my formative years in Denver, a truly wonderful place to live as a kid back then. I could obtain an occasional Coors beer—an exclusive adult beverage only available in the area … Continue reading An Ode to Flyover Country