Like many teachers, I feel like I am always grading papers. I remember my beautiful mama, who was an outstanding high school home economics teacher, sitting in her favorite wingback chair, with an endless pile of papers at her feet to review. As I write this, Western Illinois University is in the final week of classes and I am sitting on my couch at 10 pm toggling between papers to grade and a commentary to write. Sometimes I wonder who in the world assigns all this work? I am sure my students feel the same way.
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