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When I interact with my students, I find myself saying deep things that I would do well to remember, like, “If you won’t look at the problem, you won’t find the answer,” or, “Whining is only going to make it harder.”

Sometimes, the students are the ones who say the deep things, not always intentionally.  Yesterday I was with friends, including a student and his family, when he ran up flapping his arms and calling “Miss C., what are you?”

“I ask myself that all the time: ‘what am I?'” I said, and my poor student wrinkled up his brow.  “I mean, um, may I be an oriel?”

“Sure!  I’m a heron!”

Role-play ornithology beats introspection.

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