Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Conversation Over Education

This evening I had a change to visit with colleague Ginger Lewman. We visited about the 3 halves that she thinks are managed by high schoolers. The three that she sees most is the core classes, the electives, and the … Continue reading

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A New Year coming very soon

As is with most people, I am looking at the end of this week being a new year. However, as an educator, I get this week off. What do we use this week for? Is it to unwind from the … Continue reading

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A Look Back

Well, it’s the first day of Winter Break 2010. It’s the 23rd of December. Six months ago I did NOT have a job. I was looking at probably substitute teaching again this school year. On July 14, I looked online … Continue reading

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Apollo 13 Project

So it’s been over a week since I’ve posted. Sorry about that. Things have been crazy busy. Last week Turning Point Learning Center, the school I teach at, did a whole school project. It was the Apollo 13 Odyssey. We … Continue reading

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What students want

Like I said in my last post, I’m reading American Schools: The Art of Creating a Democratic Learning Community by Sam Chaltain. I’ve been really busy and just read the Prologue today. Chaltain has some very insightful questions and thoughts … Continue reading

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More coming!!!

I just read the Forward of American Schools: The Art of Creating a Democratic Learning Community, by Sam Chaltain. It is written by the United States first female Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O’Connor. I haven’t gotten any further in … Continue reading

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About Me

Well this is my fourth post and I have been really feeling philosophical lately. Hence the previous posts. However, I know that some of you really don’t know who I am. So I figured I would tell a little bit … Continue reading

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