2016 has been already made itself a doozie of a year. What’s sad, shocking and sobering is that we still have 5 months to go. What do we do? Lots of folk are just raw. They’re emotions are exposed. They’re at a slow boil and they’re scared. They’re at their What’s End. The future doesn’t … Continue reading What are we to do?
Everyone knows what it’s like to be busy. To be at it all the time and not really have time to sit down and think about what’s going on, how life is effecting you and what our response should be. You’re just doing well to keep up with the routine. While that’s been true I’ve … Continue reading A chance to sit down and think
I am all about blogging. I may not be the most consistent and I certainly don’t have the most page views. Most of the time I sit down and type out some thoughts and hit post. That being said I think everyone to should blog or get their ideas out in an electronic format. Here’s … Continue reading Do you blog? Why not?
This video sincerely voices my concerns for the boys in my class. I’ve always said that “school wasn’t made by a boy”. The very structure of MY class doesn’t encourage boys and really restricts them. That’s right I include myself. I’m just as guilty of trying to get my students to do exactly what I couldn’t … Continue reading Am I on the wrong side of the War?
Winter! Get out of here! Seriously. Continue reading Snow Jam 2014 the Refreeze
It's been all over the news. It's been everywhere and it seems like it's getting worse and worse, bullying. When I was a kid it was called being a kid, but what's happening today is pretty rough. A parent came to me today to tell me her child was being bullied. I told her to … Continue reading Bullying
Before I get to my letter. Have you seen the article over at Slate. It contends that parents who send their children to private schools are bad. Wait…stop laughing. Wipe that coffee of your computer screen…she's serious. So a parent's desire (free will and choice, mind you) to offer their child an … Continue reading An open letter to all “Bad Parents”