Turning Disgust into Delight, One Maggot at a Time

Once again, perception is reality.

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Earlier today I was in my classroom with about a dozen students cracking acorns. We were circled around the big black tables I have in my classroom. Some students were sorting the bad nuts from the good nuts, others were rinsing them in water. I had two nutcrackers that were being used to crack open the tough outer shell and three big wooden…