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Solitary – A Continuing Story, Pt 2

An attempt to piece together the story of who I am. Continue reading

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Solitary – A Continuing Story

An attempt to piece together the story of who I am. Continue reading

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Just Like Today — Speaking In Pictures, Hearing in Color

The sky was crystal blue, just like today. It was a Tuesday (just like today.) I was doing my job, teaching people how to do things, just like today. A colleague rushed into my room and grabbed me by the … Continue reading

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My 2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 940 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Confuse & Conquer the Class Troublemaker

Originally posted on Laura Randazzo – Solutions for the Secondary Classroom:
Every year, without fail, the power play begins. In the first week of school, there’s always at least one class with That Kid. You know, the one who’s testing you.…

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Freshmen

This is my first year teaching Freshmen. I’ve taught Juniors and Seniors for most of my career. Upperclassmen embody the best of the teenage years – still young enough to enjoy a good prank or to have fun in class, … Continue reading

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Freezing, or in the Process of

I miss snow. My heart’s been pretty wintry the past few days. It feels like it might just as well snow and get on with it.

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