By Robin McCraw
The last time I had instruction in either science or social studies was over twenty years ago, but I still have memories of a few specific assignments. The most vivid memory I have of a difficult science assignment occurred in seventh grade.
My family was new to Faribault, a thriving small town in central Minnesota. I was shy and uncomfortable in my new school. It had become painfully obvious that I would no longer be considered the most academically advanced student in 7th grade as I had been in the poor, rural South Carolina school I attended during 6th grade. Continue reading