Where are the Parents?

October 4, 2007

It’s a huge responsibility teaching the youth, and one that I don’t take lightly. I spend a lot of my own time and money on the classroom. I choose to do that. I try my best to reach every student in a meaningful and positive way. However, I [Keep Reading]

Live Like You are Being Taped

October 3, 2007

Imagine that what you are doing right now is being monitored in some way. Perhaps your keystrokes are recorded on your work computer. Maybe a recording device is spying on you right now. Perhaps everything you are doing is being recorded on a video [Keep Reading]

Commonplace Book # 4

October 2, 2007

“If you don’t look, you find.” – When Harry Met Sally. DVD commentary to the film. How many times have you searched and searched for something, whether it be tangible or merely an idea or solution to a problem that has plagued you? You can [Keep Reading]

Switch and Adapt

October 1, 2007

Every new school year brings forth a new crop of students. It is amazing how the climate of the classroom changes with this seemingly small change. You can have; the same staff in the school, the same classroom, the same resources, the same [Keep Reading]

Recommended Reads # 3

September 28, 2007

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King This book is part autobiography part writing manual. It is an excellent read for anyone who anyone who writes. King shares his story and advice on how to write. He examines many aspects of writing [Keep Reading]

Bloggers Against Abuse

September 27, 2007

I got an email notifying me of this campaign and I decided that it was something that I wanted to be a part of. There are thousands, if not millions of blogs out there. What if we all stood together and spoke up about abuse? Maybe just maybe, we [Keep Reading]

Joan of Arcadia (in reverse)

September 26, 2007

I watched a television show last night that I can only describe as Joan of Arcadia in reverse. The show is called Reaper and it revolves around a young man who discovers that his parents sold his soul to the devil before he was born. The devil comes [Keep Reading]

Commonplace Book # 3

September 25, 2007

“He’s like a lot of men. They’re horrible until they fall in love.”When Harry Met Sally. DVD commentary to the film. When Harry Met Sally is probably one of the best films ever made. I can watch it over and over again. I love absolutely love [Keep Reading]

Time Poured In

September 21, 2007

It is amazing how much work needs to be done right at the start of the school year. I have been so busy inside the classroom. It took me a while to set it up and get my routines running smoothly. In fact, we are still figuring out what works best [Keep Reading]
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