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Nancy Cavillones
Works at East Ridge Middle School
Lives in Redding, CT
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{Review}: Everyday Detox by Megan Gilmore
 Last month, my sister and I did this cleanse by a doctor that shall not be named. The cleanse itself wasn't so terrible-- a shake hree times a day, plus two light meals, which is about all I have time for anyway these days. But the shake was pretty gross, ...
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Review: Living With Intent by Mallika Chopra
So, that  last post  was really supposed to be a book review. When I started writing, I realized that before I could write the review, I needed to give some background and then it morphed into a post in and of itself. I'm here, parenting alone with the kids...
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Pursuit of Happiness
Source: http://worldaccordingtomaggie.com I think a lot about male-female dynamics and roles in a marriage or partnership. My husband and I have what you might call a "traditional" set-up--he goes to work, I stay home and do the child-rearing. But truth be ...
Is there room in a marriage for the individual pursuit of happiness?
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You've Got Mail!
Communication is so easy and immediate these days. Texting, tweeting, facebooking. Who needs a landline anymore, or regular old snail mail? Even email seems quaint! When my husband left for Texas, he suggested that we email each other back and forth, in add...
With texting, facebooking and tweeting, is there a place anymore for old-fashioned letter-writing?
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Escape from Here.
Books have always been my escape. As a hearing impaired child, and now as a hearing impaired adults, books are the one place where I'm never out of the loop. Everyday conversation is tiring because I expend so much energy just listening and processing every...
Books as an escape for deaf people, inspired by The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George.
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{Review}: Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie
I have so many thoughts about this book, it's hard to know where to begin. First, I have to confess that though I knew of Salman Rushdie, thanks to his notoriety, this is the first book of his I've actually read. And now, I'm wondering what I've been missin...
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I helped develop the ELA section of this  website over the past year and I think it can be a great resource for teachers. The website was created by a high school science teacher, and was built with a lot of feedback from other teachers currently active in the classroom.  The site is continually evolving over time in response to feedback and usage, so I encourage to try it out!  Follow me, and I'll follow you! 
The teacher's central source for free lesson plans and teaching resources for K-12 math, science and more. Quickly and easily discover the best lesson materials, share with fellow teachers, and organize your lessons into libraries and playlists.
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What a great experience, even if you'll never do it again! I grew up in Albany but the closest I got to spelunking was Howe Cavern. :) 
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Nancy, I love Howe's Caverns. That is a doable trip that I could take again. Thanks for stopping by. 
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Teacher
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Editing, writing, tutoring, teaching, problem- solving, sewing
Employment
  • East Ridge Middle School
    Writing Interventionist, 10 - present
  • hello Redding
    Contributing Editor, 5 - present
  • The Writing Tutor
    Owner, 2011 - present
  • Textbroker, Inc
    Writer, 2011 - 2014
    SEO website content writer
  • Sewn by The Real Nani
    Sewist, 2010 - 2014
    I sew small items for children, mostly crayon rolls and doll carriers. http://sewnbytherealnani.blogspot.com
  • NYCDOE
    Teacher, 2001 - 2008
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The Path, Pursued.
Introduction
After a ten year career in NYC public schools, I left the DOE in 2008 to stay home with my two children. Currently, I am a writing coach and ELA tutor. I also make and sell small items for children, such as crayon rolls and doll carriers. 
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Redding, CT
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Bronx, NY - Guilderland, NY
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