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STREAM Learning

Joy Loss It seems that everybody  else has pushed out their  opinion about schools, learning loss, and the (post-pandemic) way forward. Thus, I’ll provide mine: the best thing that governments, schools, parents, communities…can do for children is to quit fixating  about … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Baseball

I first heard Terry Cashman’s song Talkin’ Baseball (Willie, Mickey & The Duke) in a baseball documentary that I saw in the 1980s. The title refers to Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle and Duke Snider who played centerfield with the Giants, … Continue reading

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Play Ball!

With Major League Baseball’s opening day looming, I unearthed some of my baseball-related blog posts from the past several years. Some of them have themes other than baseball, including forgiveness, redemption, racism, playing hooky, and why I was the best … Continue reading

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“You’d Be Perfect For This Position”

In the go-go 1990s, when everybody was in a rush to do something “internety,”  I got a call from a recruiter, who breathlessly starting describing  a position in the Chicago suburbs.  I told her I lived in the city,  was … Continue reading

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