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Men's Stories

by Daniel in Montreal, Canada My name is Daniel, I will be 14 years old in November. I worked at my mom’s Daycare over the summer months as  a helper to the Educators working with the five year old age group. I enjoyed teaching new games as my mom calls “rough play” with the groups. […]

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by Patty Fisher – Mercury News in Palo Alto, CA – USA Back in the days before “parent” became a verb, before toddlers were using computers and kindergartners had homework, Peter Wing was running a preschool where children did nothing but play. They ran around, acted silly, listened to stories and simply behaved like kids. […]

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by Craig Simpson in Boston, MA – USA My name is Craig Simpson. I am an Infant/Toddler Team leader at the Yawkey Konbit Kreyole Center for Early Education and Care in Dorchester, MA, USA. I am 62 years old. I have been working as an Early Childhood Teacher for over 30 years. My mother had […]

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by Mark D. Hedger – Principal in Holden, Missouri “You teach what?” That is the phrase I often heard when I would tell my fellow coaches what I taught. Being a high school basketball coach and first grade teacher was not something they were expecting to hear. They expected me to tell them that I […]

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by Carlton Fletcher in Albany, GA – USA Wilburn Campbell’s seen it all, the then and the now at Albany State University. He remembers when Peace Hall was a condemned building … when a city street ran through the middle of campus … when “shotgun houses” were located at the southern end of the current […]

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by Carole Bodger Bon in Indiana, USA His students call him Mr. French Fry. Their parents call him “wonderful.” And, whoever you talk to, the man who calls himself a “big kid at heart” is having a big, wonderful effect on the students of Greenville Elementary School. “I can’t think of myself doing anything else,” […]

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by Lynn E. Nielsen in Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA I am a teacher. In 1972, I began my career teaching 5th- and 6th-grade social studies in the Midwest where, exactly 20 years before, I had started kindergarten. I was part of the Boomer generation that hit the schools in crushing numbers just after the war. […]

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by Dana Forsythe – The Bulletin Newspapers in Massachusetts, USA Clarence Little, director at the Hyde Park Learning Center, was selected this month to receive a Schott Fellowship in Early Care and Education. He was chosen as one of 11 fellows statewide. The award is given to support a diverse group of senior leaders in […]

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by Dr. Asa G. Hilliard III (1933 – 2007) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA Dr. Asa G. Hilliard III is the Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Urban Education at Georgia State University, with joint appointments in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education. A teacher, psychologist, and historian, […]

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by Erinn Hutkin – Roanoke.com in Roanoke, VA, USA There’s a second-grade teacher on Principal Cristina Flippen’s staff who’s especially nurturing and affectionate. In this Oak Grove Elementary class, pupils watch chickens hatch each year, then the teacher takes the baby birds to the family farm to live. Each November, the classroom filled with little […]

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