Monthly Archives: October 2015

Time is elusive for teachers — How do we get more of it?

The one consistent complaint almost every teacher will share is the lack of time.  Time is the most elusive and precious resource for teachers.  They complain bitterly that they lack the time needed to do what is asked of them on a … Continue reading

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Is character still important?

Earlier this week a colleague of mine shared with me a treasure he found in his office.  It was a publication to the community dated December 1927.   This was not a small publication it contained 40 plus pages of … Continue reading

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SNOW DAYS!

It is the best feeling in the world as a kid to wake-up to lots of snow on the ground and find out that school has been cancelled.  It rivals your birthday, Christmas morning and the tooth fairy.  It is … Continue reading

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Shed your technology at the school house doors?

I sometimes forget just how dependent we are on technology.  Can you remember the days with your nose in a map trying to get somewhere?  What about looking up numbers in a telephone book?  Or my favorite — if you … Continue reading

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Ever attended a Conference and come back pumped up to only be disappointed?

I have attended hundreds of conferences all over the country listening to all the guru’s in education. Many of them have inspiring, lofty, and common sense recommendations on how to reform education.  I have even witnessed a standing ovation when … Continue reading

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