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My POV: A Writer's And Reader's Workshop Lesson

I had an interesting three days of subbing, right after the Thanksgiving holidays. On Wednesday I subbed for a second grade teacher at the Temple school where I have been teaching since February 2016. 741 more words

Teaching Sixth Grade at John Steinbeck

Today I’m at John Steinbeck Elementary teaching sixth grade. Right now I’m at “First Tee” Golf course, with the students on a field trip. They are out playing golf while I’m in the lounge using one of the computers. 285 more words


Getting a Sub

‘I can do it. I can go in to work today. I’m pretty sure I’m finished vomiting. Yeah, I don’t smell that bad either. I don’t need a sick da–BARF.’ 215 more words


Silly me: It's Sunday not Monday

Silly me.

This morning, after a week off for Turkey Week, I had lost track of the day and thought it was Monday, not Sunday. So I got up, got ready, put Delight outside, and drove to the school I’m to teach at tomorrow. 356 more words


The "F" Word

Yesterday was a Kindergarten subbing day.

Hint: Never sub kindergarten during the first three months of school. As this critical timeline has passed, I knew it would be safe to sub and not be too draining of a day. 461 more words


What Happens When Middle School Students Are Asked To Self-Reflect?

November 8, 2016

For those who have been following my public classroom observations and stories, this former business executive continues to be amazed by what the public education system is not developing or inspiring in our student body.   1,878 more words

Public Education

Executive Survives as Substitute Teacher in Elementary School

November 2, 2016

For those who have been following my blog as a corporate executive stepping into the Texas public education system, I continued the journey by selecting my first elementary school position posted as a fifth-grade math/science substitute.  2,608 more words

Public Education