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Articles by author: Jen Greenholt

The Absolute Worst Thing Ever (and homeschool sticking points)

I recently discovered a free app[1] that allows you to scan the bar codes of all the books you own to create a digital catalog of your library. For a bibliophile like me, this is a dream come true. Over a period of several weeks, I eked out five minutes here and five...
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Beautiful Memories and Inspiring Possibilities

When I was growing up, my favorite movie was Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. My favorite scene was the one in which the Beast introduces Belle to the enchanted castle’s library. The music swells, the doors swing wide, and Belle’s eyes widen as the camera spins to show...
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From One Ill-equipped Leader to Another

  This is a month of confessions, and I have another one today. When I find myself in the role of a tutor or team leader, I’m a master of making it about me, not about my fellow students. As a graduate teaching assistant, I often came into classes so impressed with my...
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From One Unprepared Student to Another

I have a confession to make. When life strikes with all its messy chaos, I’m a master of pretending to read things I haven’t read. I plagiarized a literature paper in high school because of it. I wrote an entire in-class essay quiz in graduate school based on a book I...
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Celebrating the Old and New Together

On an autumn day in downtown Boston… I walk into the final, special exhibit in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. It’s called Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books. Dim lamps and dark green walls surround glass cases with carefully lighted displays, showing a...
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