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Announcement

Can you remember that this podcast started in 2013? The DCEU had some promise and Iron Man 3 bamboozled many with The Mandarin twist. Also two Canadians and an Australian started the shittiest podcast ever which wanted to discuss nerd and pop culture news. 448 more words

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Soapbox: An Adventure In Space And Time…In Heels! Why The Next Doctor MUST Be A Woman

Doctor Who Series 10 is now well under way, and yet rather than focussing on the mystery at the heart of this newest story arc – and seriously, what is the Doctor guarding in that vault? 1,347 more words

Fantasy

My Biggest Pet Peeves

Everyone has things that bother them and I’m certainly no exception. Maybe this is specific to every profession, but as a teacher, I feel like I have to exercise a  1,723 more words

Teaching

Chocolate Eggs and Jesus Risen

A dear friend shared this C.S. Lewis quote on Easter Sunday and it resonated with me deeply:

There is a stage in a child’s life at which it cannot separate the religious from the merely festal character of Christmas or Easter.

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Family

Sunday soapbox

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 17 more words

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Saturday soapbox

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 15 more words

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Why "Thirteen Reasons Why" Scares the Hell Out of This Teacher

Some days are so much harder than others. I’m sure you know what I mean. Today, I feel so defeated. Today, the lives and struggles of some of my students are really weighing heavily on me. 1,616 more words

Teaching