Uncle Curmudgeon

Uncle Curmudgeon: Stop Preparing Kids for Next Year!

Dear Kennari- Greetings once again from Sweet Meadow Acres for Retired Teachers. I only have a few minutes to write today, so let’s get right to it, shall we? In your last letter, you mentioned that you’re overwhelmed with everything you need to do to prepare your

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Uncle Curmudgeon Grumps about “Exceeds the Standard”

Uncle Curmudgeon Grumps about “Exceeds the Standard”

Every now and then, I come across a letter from Uncle Curmudgeon, an old retired teacher, to his niece, Kennari, an aspiring new one. I’m happy to pass another along! Dear Kennari- So! You’ve signed up for your first committee! And you aren’t messing around with something

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Uncle Curmudgeon: Stop Giving Homework!

Uncle Curmudgeon: Stop Giving Homework!

Every now and then, I come across a letter from Uncle Curmudgeon, an old retired teacher, to his niece, Kennari, an aspiring new one. I’m happy to pass another along! Dear Kennari- It was another interesting week here at Sweet Meadow Acres for Retired Teachers. Last Tuesday’s

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Uncle Curmudgeon: Should Families Spend So Much on School Supplies?

Uncle Curmudgeon: Should Families Spend So Much on School Supplies?

Every now and then, I come across a letter from Uncle Curmudgeon, an old retired teacher, to his niece, Kennari, an aspiring new one. I’m happy to pass another along!   Dear Kennari- Ah! The beginning of a new year! Flowers are fading in the garden. Trees

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Uncle Curmudgeon: Don’t Hide Learning When It’s Fun!

Uncle Curmudgeon: Don’t Hide Learning When It’s Fun!

Every now and then, I come across a letter from Uncle Curmudgeon, an old retired teacher, to his niece, Kennari, an aspiring new teacher. I’m happy to pass them along from time to time!   Dear Kennari, Greetings. It’s another slow day here at Sweet Meadow Acres

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Uncle Curmudgeon: Pop Quizzes

Uncle Curmudgeon: Pop Quizzes

Every now and then, I come across a letter from Uncle Curmudgeon, an old retired teacher, to his niece, Kennari, an aspiring new teacher. I’m happy to pass them along from time to time! Enjoy!     -Mike   Dear Kennari- It was wonderful to receive your last letter.

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