January 5, 2021

The Unsung Heroes of the Classroom

by Anetta Shirky

Like many people, I looked forward to 2020 long before it came. For five years “May 16, 2020” has been emblazoned in my...

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April 14, 2020

Easter Sunrise 2020

by Anetta Shirky

The bright spot is fading now and the clouds are no longer pink. As the sun moves higher, the clouds move in so we never...

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March 1, 2020

Graphing Inequalities

by Anetta Shirky

Teaching is hard. And I don’t mean the lesson planning and grading. Every day this week I have heard another heartbreaking...

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November 7, 2019

God Didn’t Make Stink Bugs

by Anetta Shirky

I never expected to see a theological debate to play out on the carpet of the fifth grade classroom where I student teach...

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