1. The writing in the children's Merry Christmas (surreptitiously goodbye) letters to me is the best I have ever seen them produce.
2. It is outlandishly important to present opposing viewpoints as objectively and as equally supported as possible when you are in charge of a classroom.
3. At turns I passionately defend the TFA/Fellows party line or completely trash it.
4. Teaching: What could be more important? What could be more... ridiculous?