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7 Quick Takes: English Only Edition

— 1 — Working with non-English speakers. When I walked into the classroom for my drop-in session on Monday, I had to calm down one of the students who was taking a test for one of her classes. Her English is limited and she had been sitting there for two hours trying to figure out …
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7 Quick Takes: Only 6 Edition

— 1 — Daniel update. We saw the psychiatrist at the Autism Center again today and he is keeping Daniel on the dose of meds that we titrated up to last week. I didn’t quite realize until we were talking to him that Daniel’s behavior is actually good on this new dose. Now if we …
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Rachel Held Evans

I got word from Sarah Bessey, one of the organizers of Rachel’s GoFundMe, that Rachel died early this morning. According to the updates her husband Dan had been posting on her blog: Rachel was slowly weaned from the coma medication. Her seizures returned but at a reduced rate. There were periods of time where she …
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7 Quick Takes: Jen Is Busy Edition

— 1 — Happy news. Someone from Reddit shared this link with me. I have it bookmarked to show to students who are having a freak-out at what they’re doing in drop-in tutoring. — 2 — An update on Rachel Held Evans. According to Rachel’s husband Dan, they’re currently weaning her off her coma meds. …
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook: April 28, 2019

For Today… April 28, 2019 Looking out my window… sunny and in the low 50’s. I am thinking… about my Document Production homework. Bleh. I am thankful… for my amazing church and worship today. After spending a period of time sitting in church and wanting to be anywhere else but there, it’s wonderful to be …
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7 Quick Takes: If I Had Not Given Up My Blog for Lent Edition

Lent is over, it’s Bright Week, and I am back to blogging. (OK… some of you may have noticed that I cheated a little bit by changing the YouTube video on my time off page.) I have been meaning to write this post for a few days, but work and homework have been crazy. There …
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