Category Archives: teaching

my first week at my new job!

Last night I had my first Wegmans dream since my last day. In the dream, I was accidentally scheduled to work two weeks after my last day (which would be around now). So I worked, being the responsible person that … Continue reading

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[POEM] fireflies

image by Gregg Yan, © WWF Fireflies, Donsol, Philippines http://wwf.panda.org/?205170/Coral-Triangle-hosts-dazzling-web-of-life

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[PHOTO] I love my students 

 

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[ERASURE POEM] Conquering the Self

I’ve spent the past couple of weeks studying ancient Chinese philosophies with my 9th graders. Last week my students analyzed poetry from the Tao Te Ching and wrote personal reflection essays in response to these lines from poem #33 from … Continue reading

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i thought i was titled

It’s been a while, but I’ll try and pretend as though it hasn’t. I am just about a full three months into teaching. I can easily say it is nothing like I expected it to be? I want so badly … Continue reading

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Teacher Talk

Been doing a bit of reading lately, including a few blogs writing about education. Here’s one I read recently that struck a nerve. How much do teachers have to get shit on before someone finally takes notice that it’s society’s … Continue reading

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