I’m starting to think about teaching again. This article makes a lot of sense to me and I will change my grading practices, even though this is aimed at K-12 and I teach grad students. 🏫

The Case Against Zeros in Grading in Middle and High School | Edutopia

Guard Pyrenees and their sheep animals


Heading over to a local farm to see if I can find some animals

My superhero kitty is a legend, and is managing kidney disease with great heroism.


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For hygge, I give you me and my cousin this past June. We hadn’t seen each other in two years. We were at our Aunt’s home, getting ready to have a superb meal with lots of family favorite dishes.


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I did another Racket recording:

Converting Your Knowledge to Online Courses | Racket

Finished Reading Saigon by Sam Hawken 📚I really enjoyed it. I don’t love suspense or violence and this story had manageable, interesting, levels of both. I cared about the characters. More importantly, I cared about Vietnam. A few typos but nothing that took away from the story.

A bridge, or perhaps a highway overpass. My last time on a train, heading south to DC, sometime the summer before COVID.


Tamsin kitty in her safe place


A twilight walk


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My favorite spice is Cured Sumac, here in salad dressing


The view down my street


Currently reading: The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida 📚

Currently reading: Midnight Robber by Nalo Hopkinson 📚

Currently reading: Actress by Anne Enright 📚

Finished reading: Beautiful Ruins: A Novel by Jess Walter 📚Entertaining enough, but I won’t be seeking out work by this author.

A favorite toy that helps me stay strong


Something is down? Who cares, I have micro.blog for company.

My favorite knife is sharp. I carry it with me and use it almost every day. Mostly for the lunch avocado, yum.


We dry the majority of our clothes on the drying rack.


Supporting a Student with Long COVID, considerations for teachers

Specialized Health Needs for students with Long COVID


As students with long-haul covid return to school, many districts don’t fully know how to help

Dar Williams in a fabulous concert this afternoon 🎶 her name is almost dark


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We’re having outdoor theater tonight. I watch the AV guy touch the equipment. I’ve done a bunch of sound in my time. It’s fun to watch someone else set up.


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Long Covid is a bigger problem than we thought - CNN