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Reflections on  Retirement 0

Reflections on Retirement

Retirement…. isn’t that supposed to be a time to look back on your accomplishments, and travel and enjoy life?  Hmmm… I think that holds more true for my parent’s generation than mine because we’ve...

Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy 0

Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy

Thursday, May 09, 2014 8:30 AM As a retiring teacher, I’ve recently “reflected” deeply about my 40+ year career in education,  what I’ve learned over the years, and what yet needs to be done...

From RIF’d to Recall…. Pitfalls and Silver Platters 1

From RIF’d to Recall…. Pitfalls and Silver Platters

      What a tumultuous week…. a week ago I was relatively calmly teaching the last couple of days of school, hanging in there with the 8th graders who had just experienced their...

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students 3

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students

Tenure… that word that supposedly protects teachers… the one that everyone claims keeps bad teachers in the classroom, was proven wrong today, especially in my district.  You see, I got riff’d today!  Yep… and...

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students 0

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students Tenure… that word that supposedly protects teachers… the one that everyone claims keeps bad teachers in the classroom, was proven wrong today, especially in my district.  You...

From RIF’d to Recall…. Pitfalls and Silver Platters 0

From RIF’d to Recall…. Pitfalls and Silver Platters

      What a tumultuous week…. a week ago I was relatively calmly teaching the last couple of days of school, hanging in there with the 8th graders who had just experienced their...

More paradigm shifts… in 2013… from Common Core to teacher evaluations.. 0

More paradigm shifts… in 2013… from Common Core to teacher evaluations..

     As time marches on, so do federal and state mandates that effect every teacher and student in this country and beyond.  From a severe bashing of teachers from politicians who blame teachers...

More paradigm shifts… in 2013… from Common Core to teacher evaluations.. 0

More paradigm shifts… in 2013… from Common Core to teacher evaluations..

As time marches on, so do federal and state mandates that effect every teacher and student in this country and beyond.  From a severe bashing of teachers from politicians who blame teachers for US...

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iGoogle: ‘via Blog this’  Testing…. where does this go?

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Writing about Writing…..

So now that I’ve graduated by writing and publishing that doctorate, where do I go next?  What are my next steps?  This blog will be my platform to launch my learning about writing part of my...

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