Most middle or upper-class children dedicate at least 12 years of their lives to education. But why? What’s so good about education that we spend thousands, if not millions, of our money to sit in classrooms and listen to people talk about what they know? In my 11 years of education that I have had […]
Dear Rosslyn Academy, Creativity is the power to think of something no one else has ever before: the power to create. And I used to be a kid overflowing with creativity. During art class, if I were to create a monster of my choice, I didn’t have to think too hard for a brilliant monster […]
Shel Silverstein is a humpback anglerfish. He looks real scary and intimidating. He also looks kind of rough. But he intends no harm to human beings. And just like the humpback anglerfish lures its prey with a glowing light, he lures his readers with his poetry. Shel Silverstein is a peppermint flower. His ideas are peppermint […]
These days in the 21st century, there is a lot of information out there. In fact, there is too much information out there. That was such a vague statement but just hear me out. When we get a research project in school, whichever subject it may be, we all have a tendency to sit down […]
Rebelling could be me standing outside the White House and throwing raw eggs onto the windows. It could also be me rotting in a prison cell because I murdered someone, innocent or not. Or it could be me talking back to a teacher because I disagree with him. So let me tell you a story […]
I am thankful for my family: all five of them. I am thankful for the way my family is; we love to talk and just be in each others presence. I am thankful for my sisters; they love me and I love them. I am thankful for my grandmother. Though she is awfully ill, she […]
I am a Korean girl.
What’s the first thing you picture and think of?
How have you been this week? We really hope your week has not been as long as mine.
Or maybe it has been super long because you needed to grade about seventy essays written by your lovely students.