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I Think I Have Finally Found the Words...

I don’t have to like all my students.  This is an incredibly freeing, healing, and cathartic thought for me.

One of my students was murdered.  His name was Anthony.   623 more words


This I Believe...

Teaching is my passion.  I pour my heart and soul into my students everyday; never knowing when it will actually make a difference.

This I believe about teaching; it isn’t glamorous.   592 more words

Institutional Education

The Ever Changing and Fluid Rules of Teaching

  • It is easier to lighten up on rules and expectations than it is to try and pull back later

All new teachers have made this mistake.   383 more words


A Brief Intro.

Teaching in a juvenile detention center is different, wonderful, challenging, and painful all at the same time.  This school year, as I approach teaching new subjects (math and writing), I found myself in need of new tools.   94 more words


How much do schools really teach us?

“The aim here is not to diminish the role of institutional learning, but to emphasise the importance of maintaining a balance in all facets of education” 675 more words


Do we dumb down kids with institutional education?

As I am grading exams and looking at the answers of my students and the model answers. I realize how we discourage “outside of the box” thinking. 377 more words

A Student's Manifesto: Wasting Four Years at a Company Called College

I appreciate every opportunity my parents have given me.  Without fail for twenty-one years they’ve earnestly acted in my best interests and cultured me using the most contemporary knowledge available to them at the time.  1,144 more words