Earth Day – Beach Clean-Up

Happy Earth Day. Take the time today and do something to help our planet. Yesterday, one of the teachers at the school where I work arranged for the students to take part in a beach clean up for Earth Day. We removed bags of garbage as well as bicycles and other large metal pieces. There …

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New Year

Happy New Year - My resolution is to try to post once a week on the blog. I am bad about forming habits like posting, I often get busy or distracted. I never did let people know the results of the job posting at the local High School. I got the job. For the rest …

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Boys are not fish

Most of us have probably heard the old adage "If you judge a fish by it's ability to climb a tree it will always think it is stupid". This is commonly said about children and the current education systems ability to assess student performance. It's that time of year. The End. This is when we …

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First Five Years

The statistic is that most new teachers quit in the first 5 years. There are many reasons for this from administration to the zoo animals some people call children. Teachers are being asked to do more with less each day. From stagnant salaries and facilities to broken buildings and broken homes teachers have much to …

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