As I understand it, summer break from schools originally came about because we were — at the time — a mostly agrarian society. That is, lots of folks lived out in the country, on the farms, and kid were needed to work the fields during the growing and planting seasons. Hence, the three or so [...]Share on Facebook
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It’s summer, dudes. So why the heck am I talking math and schooling? Other than the fact that it’s known that I am a mean-spirited, horribly fun-crushing ogre of a dad (I’m writing this on Father’s Day. What can I say? The spirit is moving me.), I’m talking about it because, frankly, summer break is [...]Share on Facebook
For the past year or so, I’ve been able to see what life is like on the other side of the desk. Well, not the desk so much. I mean, I probably spent more time sitting on a floor than I did anywhere else when I was working as a Title 1 Tutor at Awesome [...]Share on Facebook