Tag: education

A Teacher’s Honesty

As a teacher, do l always have to put on a brave face for my students? Can I let them know that I, too, am sad and worried? I am sad that I won’t be able to go on the end-of-the-year field trips and see them celebrate their “lasts” as 8th graders; and enjoy the […]

Homeschooling Humor – Week 2

Owen University is now a college prep school! I think instead of watching Cheers to escape, I probably should be watching The Facts of Life for some pointers. I don’t know what the best age is for kids to be quarantined. I miss the days of structure and free time fun. I miss the jumping […]

The Shades of Loss

Most high school and college seniors are experiencing the same phenomenon I am losing the “lasts” that come with seniority. Losing graduation ceremonies, prom, time with friends you won’t get to see without a campus or classroom bringing you together. The worst part about it is how quickly it all slipped away. I had no […]

Now I am a Teacher?

Let me see if I’ve got this straight….now I’m my child’s parent AND their teacher? This is the question that millions of parents are asking themselves, and the world, right now. During a time when schools have been forced to close, when routines are turned upside down, and families are under tremendous stress and anxiety, […]

Homeschooling Humor

Owen University is a small college in Mt. Prospect Illinois, 22 miles northwest of Chicago. It was founded by Linda Rush Hindmand. We love our students as if they were our own. We tailor each student’s curriculum and meals to however and wherever and whenever they want. We run a 24/7 school which includes dining. […]