Greig Roselli

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Everything I do centers around writing, reading, and reaching out through art, letters, ideas, and my especial love for café au lait.
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I grew up in Southern Louisiana and I studied Philosophy and Literature. After I graduated from college I became a Benedictine monk. I left the monastery after six years and became a High School English teacher in New Orleans - my first full-time job! In the intervening years, I've taught both high school and undergraduate students and I've tutored all ages. Currently, I live in New York City. As a writer, I've written education, philosophy, literature, and general non-fiction copy. I've worked as an educator at the New York Public Library, a Yeshiva teacher in Williamsburg, a Humanities teacher
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First Days of School in the Covid-19 Era — Report from a High School English Teacher

Some schools have already been back in session for three weeks now and New York City Public schools have not even started but in our small school in Jackson Heights — we just started this past week. Here's my first day of school report — 2020 edition.

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"I think she's in deep thought," a curly-haired kid in the front row said. "But's she's been like that for a

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If you teach any content area — science, english, math, or history — this book goes through loads of strategies to improve your students' literacy across the curriculum.
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The Collected Poems by Langston Hughes
“Hold fast to dreams
for if dreams die
life is a broken-winged bird
that can not fly.

Hold fast to dreams
for when dreams go
life is a barren field
frozen with snow.”
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“Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.”
Langston Hughes
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Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs by Jennifer Speake
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“Words are never 'only words'; they matter because they define the contours of what we can do.”
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