I consider myself well read when it comes to U. S. history and travel, so when I find a book that challenges what I know I feel compelled to share. The book, National Geographic's 50 States, 5000 Ideas made me realize I still have . . .
As an educator, it is difficult to imagine a world where girls would be forbidden to attend school. Malala Yousafazi lived in the Swat Valley of Pakistan and her father, Ziauddin, ran a school near their home. He constantly faced . . .
Many years ago, before I had children, I was an elementary school teacher. With the birth of my first child, my career came to an abrupt halt. When I sent my youngest off to Kindergarten, I realized I missed teaching and went back . . .