Children’s Perspectives on Retirement

Last week I told my students I was retiring.   Some of the responses were pretty amusing: “Why are you retiring?” asked one second grader. “Because she’s old,” explained the next. A third grader asked  “What will you do when you retire?” “She’ll take a nap.” answered...

Ms. Arnold wants to know… about YOU!

I am retiring after almost 30 years of teaching.  I am excited about my next phase — I’ll be working as an educational consultant—but I am also very nostalgic for all the days I spent in the classroom:    My four years teaching 6th grade at New Brighton...