I Am Special Ed

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I have a confession to make: at one point or another, at some point in my life, maybe even this one, I am “special ed.” …

Fires Alarmed

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Fire drills always unnerve me. One time, our dean asked me to stand in one of the streets, a standard procedure for fire drills as …

The Honeymooners

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Everyone calls this period the “honeymoon” on purpose. We lay the ground rules for the first few periods we encounter each other, get to know …

My Students Get Inequalities

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I just started reading Linda Darling-Hammond’s The Flat World and Education (which should be called A Professorial Whoop-Ass on Equity) while doing laundry when I …

Faint

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Energized from this past weekend’s trip to the Center for Teaching Quality (TeacherSolutions 2030 retreat), I focused all my energies on ensuring that my first …