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Know When to Hold ‘Em

I love writing reflections on this blog – having been doing it for the better part of six years it…

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Into The Mystic, Part II

I love creating blog headlines that connect to either songs, or movies. I also try and connect what I’m writing…

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Episode 16 – A COVID Retrospective

I take some time to reflect on what we’ve learned, what we’ve experienced, and how we move forward as educators….

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The Next Great Mayhaps

We all have a dream.  It is that thing we all wish for, desire, and stop in wonder every so…

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The End of Everything

Teaching is a complicated mess of ideologues, pedagogues, and demagogues. Across this great country are a panoply of public, private,…

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2019 Wasn’t That Bad, Right?

In the theme of closing out the year, I’ve taken up a unintentional tradition since 2014 – writing a blog…

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Beware The One Direction

Oh my giddy aunt. I think I’ve had it. I’m done. I quit. I resign, effective immediately. I cannot take…

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You Will Hit a Wall

It’s December. Two weeks to go until winter break. As a new teacher, you need to be ready for this…

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61 Days

There’s plenty of markers I’ve made a note of in my head as my first year of teaching has hurtled…

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When @thelivbits became a mentor text in my classroom

There are moments as a teacher when you wonder if the crazy idea that pounced on you as you rolled…

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The Penultimate Post

What a journey it has been. Since January of 2014 I’ve been on a path of rebirth, renew, and rebuilding. …