Dear Parents of Children returning (or starting) school, I realize, maybe more than most, summer is a time for relaxing, recharging, rejuvenating.  For kids, it’s about being a kid. Biking, hiking, playdates, swimming, exploring, catching fireflies, and basically having fun.  As a teacher, I want your child, more than anything, to be a child. As a teacher, I also look forward to summer for those same exact reasons (yes, I’ve.. Read More