Tag Archives: education

  1. A Haunting of Lions

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    April 7, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    In my house, strains of a song rise from the heating vents and echo through the hallway. — I’ve been …
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  2. An Introduction to Poetry


    April 4, 2017 by Ray Yanek

      I’ve been a fan of poet Billy Collins ever since I taught his poem “Creatures” to a sophomore English …
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  3. Plato and the Truth We Know


    January 26, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    By JohnD’Alembert (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons   I’d like you to do something for me. …
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  4. A Message on the Desk


    September 14, 2016 by Ray Yanek

    I found this etched into a student desk this morning.  It made me think, and then it made me a …
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  5. Favorites From the Archives: “The Fairly Quiet Hour” (AJ 2013)


    December 2, 2014 by Ray Yanek

    Originally posted on Alligator Juniper:

  6. The “Fear” Series– A Student Poetry Collective


    October 16, 2014 by Ray Yanek

    I run a Creative Writing Club at the high school where I teach and I’m always looking for fun, quick …
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  7. For Everything Gained…

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    March 7, 2014 by Ray Yanek

    Earlier this week I wrote about how technology is further changing the high school classroom.  I explained how I already …
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