Song of the Day – Ever Since New York – Harry Styles

Last night I ventured into the city to catch Harry Styles at MSG, braving an 18,000 screaming tweens decibel level just to see this former One Direction member perform his self-titled debut solo album.  I’m not sure how many of us in the audience came just for the appreciation of the music, but I did find … More Song of the Day – Ever Since New York – Harry Styles

My Purpose: An Introduction to “Why We Came and How We Got Here”

From my Facebook, about two weeks ago: Hot off the press…after weeks and weeks of writing, re-writing and editing, this labor of love is finally complete! In this, our 15th edition, my students share some pretty compelling stories of why they came here and how they got here. Like the generations of immigrants who came … More My Purpose: An Introduction to “Why We Came and How We Got Here”

Pride Month Song of the Day – Express Yourself – Madonna

Don’t go for second best baby Put your love to the test You know you know you’ve got to  Make him express how he feels And then you’ll know your love is real Before there was Ariana.  Before Gaga, there was Madonna.  Aside from her knack for creating songs that pleased the masses for years, … More Pride Month Song of the Day – Express Yourself – Madonna

From my Twitter, on Monday, edited: This morning, one of my students, a 14 yo boy from Guatemala, came to school to take a final examination. When I came by to check on how he was doing, he wasn’t doing very well at all. It had already been an hour or so into the test … More