Tagged: Education

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Am I Ready?

Am I ready? It’s the question I’ve been asking as the countdown to that ephemeral first day of classes ticks closer and closer. It’s a terrible question, actually. Not because I shouldn’t be preparing...

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Get Back On The Bike!

I have loved riding bikes since I was a little kid in Aloha, OR shredding the dust in my one gear BMX bike.  I remember the Christmas when I got a silver Schwinn with...

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Skyrim Revelation

Never let it be said that I’m a perfect and infallible teacher – because that’s simply never going to be the case.  We, as educators, are always under construction and learning every day as...

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The Theory of Everything

Theories are wonderful things.  They are helpful in examining an issue or an idea.  They allow us to apply the scientific method and test various variables.  Again – wonderful thing.  Except when it comes...

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On the Retirement of Dr. Elsie Haley

The greatness of teaching is that if you’re good, you’ll enjoy a career educating the masses and informing students in whatever subject you teach.  If you’re great – they’ll remember you fondly.  Your lessons...

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Destroy All Homework!

There’s been a debate brewing, marinating and nearing the boiling point for a very long time – is homework in elementary school and even middle school helpful?  There’s been studies done that have opined...