Ruth Krauss, mind-reader?

Is it just me, or does “This is the lady who knows what children think — BEFORE THEY DO” sound like the tag line for a horror movie?  You will be relieved to know that Ruth Krauss could not read children’s minds. But she was an excellent and sympathetic listener. In her earliest work, she…

Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: A Back-to-School Mix

For those of you in the northern hemisphere, August and September mark the beginning of the fall term — or, at least, they do if you are or have been a student, a parent/guardian of a student, or a teacher.  This mix is for you.  And, yes, I know that I’ve omitted the Beach Boys’…