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David Bruce: Education Anecdotes

Mo Willems, author and illustrator of the Knuffle Bunny children’s picture books, grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. Growing up was not always fun. When he was in the first and second grades, he was tormented by a bully, but … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Education Anecdotes

In September 2013, Redditor tradeidda asked, “Who is the best teacher you ever had and what made them so great?” Fellow Redditor tooawesomeforacid responded that he had done badly in high school despite having all Advanced Placement courses. It seemed … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Education Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/guy-man-reading-book-business-2557251/ As a youngster, Jim Thorpe frequently ran away from his boarding school, which taught the ways of white people and ignored Native American culture. However, his father valued education and each time his son ran away, he made him … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Education Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/reading-books-hands-people-study-2557256/ When Gwen Jocson was 15 years old, she wanted to learn to ride horses, so she went to a neighbor’s pasture where two horses were grazing, climbed up on a gentle horse, and hung on as the horse walked … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Education Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/school-learning-graphic-design-2761394/ In order for Louise Brooks, hick from Kansas, to become Louise Brooks, star, she writes that she “had to get rid of my Kansas accent, to learn the etiquette of the social elite, and to learn to dress beautifully.” … Continue reading

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