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Can You Imagine?

School Shootings and Other Absurdities

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Yesterday, 19 elementary children and a teacher were shot and killed. Can you imagine?

When I was a 12th grade English teacher, I used to use the book, The Stranger by Albert Camus, in my class. It was one of a handful of books with dark themes about the underbelly of humanity. In it, a man does not cry at his mother’s funeral — a fact that is…




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Cindy Shapiro

Cindy Shapiro

Cindy Shapiro is long-time teacher living in Colorado. As founder of Teacher Says, a podcast and website ( she aims to elevate teachers’ voices.

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