Party animals? After spending time with a group of people, do you feel energized and ready for anything or do you want to hide in the corner with a good book? Depends on the people. Some people invigorate; some people drain. The bigger question is how do people feel after leaving a conversation with me? … Continue reading 365: Day 16- Talk to me
Far from home Tell us about the farthest you’ve ever traveled from home. Hmm. Geographically, I think we are talking about Germany. Beautiful country. Clean, vibrant economy (when I was there). I was there as a kid and a teen with my family on vacation, so I had no responsibilities. I remember being able to … Continue reading 365: Day 10- Home/Away
Testing time. Test your might. Test your knowledge. Test everything.
My heart is heavy. My outrage is muted and my frustration repressed. There is a sickening in me. I seem to recall some movie or show wherein the diabolical killer fills the mouth of his victim with sand, creating an ugly, unusual death. I see this every day. I see my corner of the teaching … Continue reading We Don’t Teach
School is back from the summer, and it has brought me with it. My classes are here full and brimming with anticipation. I decided to start off with a question to my students. "Why did you step in?" Meaning: Why did you willfully transport yourself from the highway of the hall to the my way … Continue reading We don’t Need no Education