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Jennifer Anders
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The Unreunion
This week I went to see the Pixar movie Inside Out .  I didn't think it was Pixar's finest when I left the movie, but I have found myself thinking about the themes several times over the week. Instead of a classic good vs evil plot, the movie has a joy vs s...

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Gratitude Repeat
I have really enjoyed reading all the posts about Gratitude over this past month. I have posted a couple of times, but am undoubtedly grateful for so many things. This is a list: I'm grateful I have a nice car that won't break down, hasn't been impounded or...

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Yeah, I'm a Liberal
Since the past mid-term election, I have been chomping at the bit to talk about why I'm a liberal. Why I feel like I have to defend my position shouldn't even be a thing, but here in the buckle of the Bible Belt right ring conservative South, I often feel o...

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We Are Visual
There's no denying it, no matter how many reading and writing assignments we give, kids (and adults) want to see photographs. This explains the popularity of sites like Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram. Photographs can speak sometimes when the person no lo...

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Open-Ed Website of the Week August 22, 2014
There is one sure thing students like, that's video and interactive media. And there is one thing teachers like, resources that are relevant to their content. OpenEd has a plethora of multimedia resources for use in the classroom classified by the Common Co...

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Website of the Week-Repost
​ Edsitement- http://edsitement.neh.gov/ This website has a plethora of lesson plans and activities for the Humanities, including art, history, foreign language and culture. The resources are up to date and high quality. Check it out and tell us what you th...

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Summer Reads Curation
I've been dying to try that word out. Curation, the one I used in the title. I suppose I'll get just as tired of curating things as I did of un-packing things, but for now that's my new jargon. Wait, that's not why I'm bringing the ole Blog out of the close...

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Art
Have you ever seen, heard, read or felt something so achingly beautiful it just stays in your mind and works it's way into your soul? I heard a piece on NPR this week that has simply haunted me.This caused me to think of other works or pieces that have had ...

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I think I know my purpose in life
If anybody is keeping track, I'm two days late writing. It is January 21st, 6:56 pm and COLD! If I had written on Sunday I would have written about a beautiful Alabama Sunday in January. Missed it by two days. I have had a bit of a hard time focusing on one...

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My Pastor Wears a Star Trek T-Shirt or Week 2 of the Next Big THing
Here we are already at the second Sunday in January, the 12th,  it's 6:56. The weather is typical for an Alabama winter,meaning it's chilly but not cold and expected to get a little chillier this week and then a little warmer. In the background, my husband ...
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