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Day 6 of the Blogging Challenge – What does a good Mentor do?

Day 6 of the Blogging Challenge – What does a Good Mentor Do? Well, technically, today is day 9, so I am a few days behind!  I chose to blog about mentoring, day 6 challenge, and then hopefully get back … Continue reading

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Day 4 of the Blogging Challenge! Top ten things I love most about Teaching!

“Love without courage and wisdom is sentimentality, as with the ordinary church member. Courage without love and wisdom is foolhardiness, as with the ordinary soldier. Wisdom without love and courage is cowardice, as with the ordinary intellectual. But the one … Continue reading

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Race to the Top and the start of a new school year

Tomorrow is the first day of a new school year. This year, the students will not be arriving until Thursday; normally the students start the second day. This has traditionally been an exciting time, with both teachers and students ready … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Talent

Today was the last day of school. There is always some happiness to have some unstructured well earned relaxation time, and also some melancholy as we say goodbye to students, retirees, and teachers who resign. Yesterday, I learned that the … Continue reading

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