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The Crucible that is Teaching

Remorse hung heavy in the air after 6th period.  As the school day drew to a close, the atmosphere in my classroom, and my spirit, dropped precipitously.  Memories of my shortcomings from earlier in the day melded with the shame … Continue reading

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Instead of Complaining About Teachers, Become One

Here are my comments to blog post by Shaun Johnson, who is an assistant professor of elementary education at Towson University [close to where I went to high school].   The title to his blog post, with an embedded link follow. … Continue reading

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The Teaching Profession Must Police Itself

In his Living in Dialog blog, Anthony Cody posted an insightful reflection written by John Kuhn, superintendent of the Perrin-Whitt School District in Texas.  John wrote the reflection about his testimony before the Texas Public Education Committee earlier that day.  Anthony then … Continue reading

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