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The Walking Man Anthem - listen and learn

Jesse The Walking Man Turner has an anthem for his history making walk. When he came to WCSU in June, he met song writer Barry Finch from Ridgefield CT. 43 more words


Teachers: Who's on your side? Where can you go for people dedicated to truth-telling for democracy?

There are times when a teacher needs to have the facts, simple or complex. For complex information, very often there are multiple facets that need to be examined from different points of view. 667 more words


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In the Beginning ...

In the beginning,
there was a good teacher.
And the good teacher taught
with passion and with eloquence.
The good teacher taught with love
and compassion. 107 more words


Our Comfort Zone We Must Leave

Hallo,I am humbled that my posts encourage you in one way or another.I pray for more grace and wisdom to be a blessing to you. 585 more words

Daily Lessons

Sanise Lebron - My Student Hero and My Soulmate

My friend and fellow activist Michael Elliott was published in the Huffington Post the other day. His article, You Can’t Measure This, is a powerful critique of the newly adopted teacher evaluation law in New York State. 196 more words


Teachers advocating for students...

When is a teacher no longer functioning as a teacher? I would argue that I ALWAYS represent my school district. I don’t drink alcohol, but I have bought alcohol before, and I remember running into the mom of one of my students as I was purchasing two bottles of wine, and I was totally embarrassed. 655 more words


A Saturday Poem - Priceless

Sometimes, I really have to remember why I am teaching. This morning I read through some of my old poems, just to get some hope and inspiration. 207 more words