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1 week 2 days ago
Let me explain the context in which I am writing this post. . At 6 AM on Friday I got in my car to drive 400 miles to Grundy, in Buchanan County, in...
1 month 1 week ago
I take a few moment to reflect on where I find myself. I am back in the district where I spent 15 ½ years before retiring in 2012 (and then coming...
1 month 4 weeks ago
Tomorrow I report for the first of three days on “induction” training for teachers “new” to Prince George’s County Public Schools, which may seem odd...
2 months 1 week ago
Tomorrow I will meet the principal of my new school, as well as meet with the woman most in charge of academics (herself a former social studies...
2 months 1 week ago
Three weeks ago today I arrived on the campus of Johns Hopkins to sign in and get oriented for teaching Principles of MicroEconomics on behalf of the...
4 months 2 days ago
I am a professional teacher, and with a school having decided they want me for the forthcoming year, I will be continuing in that capacity for at...
4 months 5 days ago
Today I attended a hiring fair for Prince George’s County (MD) Public Schools. Several months ago they had tendered me an advanced contract which...
4 months 4 weeks ago
What am I talking about? It’s not the end of December. Nor is it nearing the end of various non-civil calendars, religious, or lunar calendars from...
5 months 2 weeks ago
this was originally written in December of 2014. I have a habit of going back and rereading things I have written, sometimes because it refocuses me...
5 months 3 weeks ago
I served as a moderator/reader for the National History Bee/Bowl competitions. Saw lots of brilliant students. But was bothered by the fact that...
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