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Ballerina With One Shoe

Feb 29, 2016   •  

When I was teaching, I used to challenge my students with logic puzzles. Not only did this help t...     more »


Kortchins For Sale

Feb 29, 2016   •  

When I teach environmental education to schoolchildren, one of the games we play is to invent our...     more »


A Safe Place

Feb 29, 2016   •  

When I start a new piece of writing, I tend to focus on plot and characters and forget the import...     more »


The Language Barrier

Feb 29, 2016   •  

What came before, the word or the thought? Here’s a little prompt to demonstrate how much we rely...     more »


Wishful Thinking

Feb 29, 2016   •  

We often wish for this and that. What if wishes came true? Let's have a prompt about that.     more »


Unsung Hero

Feb 29, 2016   •  

We often take for granted what mothers do for their children, what friends do for each other, and...     more »


A Cashier In Tears

Feb 29, 2016   •  

We have all had to go to work when feeling less than friendly, helpful, or useful. What happens w...     more »


Final Operation

Feb 29, 2016   •  

We have a world-class children's hospital in our city. Walking up the hill past it the other day,...     more »