I've learned more about the world, history, cultures, places and people from reading fiction that I did in 16 years of schooling.
Retired teacher frustrated by structured curriculum. Helping children satisfy their current curiosity is most effective. I enjoy that now with my grandchildren.
At the edge of the continent, in the small town of Crosby, Maine, lives Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher who deplores the changes in her town and in the world at large but doesn't always recognize the changes in those around her.
"Before mommy blogs were even invented, Anna Quindlen became a go-to writer on the joys and challenges of motherhood in her nationally syndicated column. Now she's taking the next step and going full Nana in the pages of this lively and moving...