The Duty of Creativity

During my graduate program and my first year of teaching, I was something of an overachiever. I stubbornly wrote all of my curriculum from scratch and diligently checked all the boxes on my lesson plans. Differentiated instruction, formative assessment, IEP...

A Late Night Conversation

Priscilla looked up from her textbook as Artemis wrangled her laundry basket through their dorm room door. “That was the longest laundry expedition ever. I was about to send a search party out. You’ve never been out this late!” Artemis hated the...

Book Review: Repentance by Andrew Lam

I recently received an advanced review copy of Dr. Andrew Lam’s forthcoming historical novel, Repentance, which I promptly devoured in less than 24 hours along with his nonfiction book Saving Sight. Summary Repentance tells the story of one Japanese American...