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The rest of the story….. 0

The rest of the story…..

Ah….. the sound of quiet in the house… now maybe I can express my feelings about retirement…  Now that I’m really doing this, how do I explain what retirement is?  When first planning retirement,...

Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy 0

Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy

“2016-06-25 MRC at SRR 26×1 – (572)” by Paul-W is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 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...

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...

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...

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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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I’m now Dr. Barb!   Wow…. this feels good.  I still have to go through the UMI process of getting the dissertation turned into a digital academic document, but I’m Dr. B!… Long years of...

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It’s in!   Turned in the final report to my advisor.  Now all I have to do is wait for the critiques from her and my committee,  fly to Florida to defend it, and go...

Blogging from a phone… 0

Blogging from a phone…

Have used this feature a lot less than I thought I would. At my advanced age of 61 this is hard on my thumbs!  LOL….. Or is it that life has settled down…and there...

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This blog was started in early blogging days when keeping track of things wasn’t so easy.  Therefore, somehow I started two blogs on this topic, and the one @ Dissertation Blues has more info…...

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