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Headshot of me wearing red lipstick Kara Babcock

Kara’s Blog

Read my thoughts going back 17 years.

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    To the bone

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    I can’t speak for the other teachers in your life, but I am not OK. You know why. But here is the whole story—for posterity?
  2. Why I’m freelancing

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    I’m not leaving teaching, but I’ve had my moments. This is my attempt to breathe.
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    Long hair, very much care

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    One surprise during my transition has been how my relationship with my hair has changed as I have grown it out, and the way this affects not only how I see my body but also how I move through social spaces.
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    I wrote a thing (about education)

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    Did you know that the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives publishes an education journal called Our Schools/Our Selves? Neither did I, until I saw a call for proposals for articles related to teaching during the pandemic. My proposal to write about adult and continuing education during the pandemic was approved. After a couple of months of drafting and editing, the final version has been published! You can download the PDF from this page—my…

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    Starting 2022 with a fresh look

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    I’ve redesigned my personal site to match Kara.Reviews and learned Tailwind, a CSS toolkit, in the process.

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