Teacher feature (5)

Whether it’s a two-legged or four-legged class room, these two teachers find many principles overlap

Admit it, some of the dogs in your life have learned at different rates. Some catch on quickly in puppy kindergarten and basic obedience. Others, well, not so fast. Guess what? Two-legged students are the same. Take it from Jennifer Mogren, a first-year Auburn Riverside High School language-arts teacher, and Mary Berry, a longtime Issaquah […]

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Swanson-Rudy

Thanks to plenty of teamwork and solid networking, Rudy’s star shines bright in court and rescue circles

    If there is a subject that embodies the definition of underdog, it’s Rudy, whose odyssey is an intoxicating blend of tension and passion. We Americans love our underdogs, no matter what the playing field, from politics to sports, from business to personal life. They are scrappy and defy the odds of winning—or in […]

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Elle & Coach

“Elle & Coach”

“Elle & Coach,” by Stefany Shaheen with Mark Dagostino. Hachette Books, $27. Educational and engaging, this emotionally powerful read travels the slippery slope of a family in near chaos to one that slowly transitions to confidence and control. The authors frame young Elle’s odyssey from her original Type 1 diabetes diagnosis in November 2007 through […]

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The Rescued Dog Problem Solver

“The Rescued Dog Problem Solver”

The Rescued Dog Problem Solver, by Tracy Libby. I-5 Publishing. $19.95. Rescue dogs come packaged with a checkered past and plenty of uncertainty. Consequently, fashioning a well-balanced guidebook for preparation and managing that waif has been almost non-existent until now. It’s not like you can turn to match.com or one of its equivalents and maneuver […]

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