Tag Archives: kindness

Together

“Hi, are you the John Paul McNeil that taught at Sanville Elementary  in the ’70’s?”  That was the message on FB I got not too long ago from Betty , one of my former students, now a mother, and grandmother. … Continue reading

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Kindness, and Kids, and Blogs

     Lions, and Tigers, and Bears, Oh, My!  Not as scary as that.  Certainly not kindness, just the opposite in fact.  Kids can be kinda scary, but if you treat ’em with plenty of, you guessed it, kindness, it … Continue reading

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Blog Gone

Or rather shift.  More focused.  I am surprised I can spell the word.  Focus.  Focus on this story if you will. I taught 5th grade at a small rural elementary school in the hills of southern Virginia my first year … Continue reading

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