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Dear Weary Teacher

Dear Weary Teacher,

I know it’s only September, and I also know that you are tired. Beat. Worn down. And it’s only September. I know that you are overwhelmed. 997 more words

Mundane Monday: Gravity Wells

I haven’t blogged for a while because I’ve been busy with work, family and other writing projects. I’m trying to write a 5,000 word short story for a contest. 580 more words


My Favorite Shel Silverstein Poems

I loved reading Shel Silverstein‘s poems as a kid. I found them funny, thoughtful, and weird. As an educator and adult, my love for Silverstein hasn’t waned even though my favorite poems have changed. 841 more words


How Education Software is Being Designed to Hijack Children’s Brains

The Edu-tech Revolution has begun. At this very moment, new computer games and educational software are being developed to teach children academics one-to-one via computers. Following on the success of the hi-tech gaming industry, the goal is to use technology to transform schooling. 37 more words


Timothy Commended

Philippians 2:19-24

But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you shortly, that I also may be encouraged when I know your state.

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The Bible

Your Conscience Will Be Mine*

Grades are almost done…they’re close enough that I could ignore them last night and iron for a few hours. That’s how you know you’ve done it right. 375 more words


Title IX

Recently, along with several members of my teaching cohort, I attended university-mandated Title IX training. Title IX, the federal law that protects students from discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs that receive federal funds, prohibits sexual harassment and sexual violence. 603 more words