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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