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Bloomz Teacher of the Week- Stacie Mandrell

1.       Why did you become a teacher? Ice-cream taster didn’t pay enough? 😉  No really, I babysat from the time I was 12 on.  I had a babysitting kit before babysitting kits were cool and I loved the job!  When I was 18 I had my wisdom teeth pulled and two days later I started my… Continue reading Bloomz Teacher of the Week- Stacie Mandrell

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Bloomz Teacher of the Week- Ian Kirk

1. Why did you become a teacher? I’ve always loved teaching others. Every night at dinner, when I was growing up, we took turns sharing what we had learned at school that day. It was very important for us, the give and take, and mostly the love of learning.  I am a high school music teacher, and… Continue reading Bloomz Teacher of the Week- Ian Kirk

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Why Writing By Hand Could Change Your Life

Checking the mail is something I dread daily.  There are always bills to pay, as well as plenty of junk mail that I will never open or look at.  Then there are the days (ok, maybe weeks) that I will have forgotten about the mail entirely.  Life is busy.  And with two kids, a dog… Continue reading Why Writing By Hand Could Change Your Life