Monthly Archives: September 2015

“Teaching Is a Beautiful Job. . .” by Pope Francis

This post is dedicated to the memory of my paternal great-grandfather, Rev. Pinkney Jerome Schell, an ordained Baptist minister and school master in western North Carolina: “Teaching is a beautiful job, as it allows you to see growth, day by day, … Continue reading

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Loving our Enemies

 I posted the following in commemoration of 9/11.  It is pertinent here because its core asks the reader to reflect upon the question as to whether we are our brother’s keeper or whether, instead, existence is only about us, and … Continue reading

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Our World’s Need for Unconditional Love

I posted the following words on Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Jay Bookman’s blog this morning, Sunday, September 13, 2015, in response to his Sunday column, which was condensed from the blog interview he posted on September 11, 2015.  Link to his Sunday column … Continue reading

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Two Approaches for Classroom Discipline

I posted the following remarks on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  blog, “Get Schooled, ” Sept. 10, 2015:  ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ “To all who are interested in classroom discipline: The essence in the difference between the other poster’s post and mine, relative to cause and effect is ‘which … Continue reading

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One World – Via Middle Eastern Refugees

I posted the following remarks on Jay Bookman’s blog on September 9, 2015.  Bookman is a columnist and blogger for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Link: http://jaybookman.blog.ajc.com/2015/09/10/the-jeb-bush-tax-plan-its-time-to-let-the-big-dog-eat/ “God works in mysterious ways.  The world is becoming one faster than we could have … Continue reading

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Thinking with Nuance and with Complexity

I  posted the following remarks on “Get Schooled” blog of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Saturday, September 5, 2015. I hope that the readers of “MaryElizabethSings” will take the time to read what I have posted, below, because I think that my … Continue reading

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DYSLEXIA

I had made the following comments on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Get Schooled” blog on September 1, 2015, regarding dyslexia.  I had been a high school Student Support Teach (SST) Chair and a reading specialist.  Link to this “Get Schooled” thread: http://getschooled.blog.ajc.com/2015/08/28/is-georgia-failing-to-test-early-and-often-enough-for-learning-disabilities/?showcomments=true “One concrete, true example, … Continue reading

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