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The Craziest Kid I Ever Taught

1969: GERRY, The Rat Boy This is the story of the craziest kid I ever taught

My Three Best Teachers

  Today, May 8th is National Teachers’ Day. I had three teachers who

Students Are Sharks

  Students are sharks, no doubt about that. When they scent blood in the

School Days

  The Beautiful AP and I were coming back from swimming on Tuesday

Only You

  It was my first year of teaching at Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst,

My Education as a Teacher

I graduated college in 1969. For three years I had three majors, literature,

Teachers: The Great and the God-Awful

Most of us probably remember the teachers who were bad or so awful that calling

The Making of a Teacher (1): Mr. Grillo

He sat in the top section of the Brooklyn to Staten Island ferry. We were

How (not) to Stop a Fight

  The girl was maybe 4’10”— if that; slightly built, but she was a