Category Archives: Education

Posts related to education in one way or another

Too little too late?

And it has begun. Great teachers, teachers I admire and modeled my own lessons and activities after; teachers who made a difference every day; teachers who won awards that others nominated them for. Teachers that are so good, everyone wants … Continue reading

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Building dendrites

Learning is my avocation. Anything new, diving deeper below the surface to understand the why as well as the what and how. But my adult life as a learning was spent in traditional learning, then teaching science and math, and … Continue reading

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It has been a long way to here

Apologies for those who might have wanted to hear how my return to college went this year. I survived-more than survived in fact. But I was totally caught off guard with the depths of reflections, soul-diving, casting out of past … Continue reading

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Validation and peace of mind

One month in returning to school, college, as a student, and I am loving the freedom to express, to read, to write, to manage my time, and to discuss many different educational trends and life. Absolutely do not miss being … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond my Classroom

I have returned to college to pursue a doctorate. Yeah for me. I am excited about being paid to read, learn, and grow professionally and personally mentally. However, I am not 18 years old going out into the world to … Continue reading

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Not sure what to title this. . .Lack of Board Training and Understanding of Responsibility?

Seven working days, ten days total,¬† before classes start the school board failed to support a 14-year teaching veteran in the district; 7 days! Yes, extenuating circumstances are there but this was a lose-lose situation. The fact that this negotiating … Continue reading

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Destruction of my (former) school district

I knew a day would come that I would¬† leave my school district. I didn’t know that it was going to be this past school year. I didn’t start school last fall (2013) thinking this is my last year of … Continue reading

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