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I Did My Homework in My Head: (And Other Wacky Things Kids Say)Based on the hit Instagram @LivefromSnackTime, here are irresistible quotes from the elementary school classroom that prove kids really do say the darndest things–and even more so when their parents aren’t around.NYC school teacher Alyssa Cowit was so surprised by the funny things her students would say that she started an Instagram account to chronicle them. From friends, siblings, and pets to lying, love, and homework, the wisdom and witticisms on Live from Snack Time have been picked up by T…

Being with Children: A High-Spirited Personal Account of Teaching Writing, Theater, and Videotape (Classics in Progressive Education)In the 1960s, prizewinning writer Philip Lopate went into an urban school to teach poetry and became a part of the school community. Being with Children, first published in 1975 but out of print for many years, is Lopate’s classic account of his relationship to his craft and to his young students. Hailed by the New York Times as “a wise and tender portrait of a small society,” Lopate’s book explores the horrible and beautiful aspects of being with young people five hours a day, and explains why …

Being with Children: A High-Spirited Personal Account of Teaching Writing, Theater, and Videotape (Classics in Progressive Education)In the 1960s, prizewinning writer Philip Lopate went into an urban school to teach poetry and became a part of the school community. Being with Children, first published in 1975 but out of print for many years, is Lopate’s classic account of his relationship to his craft and to his young students. Hailed by the New York Times as “a wise and tender portrait of a small society,” Lopate’s book explores the horrible and beautiful aspects of being with young people five hours a day, and expla…

Remembrances of the Angels: 50th Anniversary Reminiscences of the Fire No One Can ForgetOn a terrible day in December 1958, one of the deadliest fires in American history took the lives of ninety-two children and three nuns at Our Lady of the Angels school in Chicago. The tragedy shocked the nation, tore apart a community with grief and anger, left many families physically and psychologically scarred for life, and prompted a mystery unresolved to this day. It also led to a complete overhaul of fire safety standards for American schools. The story of that fire was eloquently told te…