Tan Joven

Honestly, today’s professional development didn’t do anything to make me a better teacher, and I’m pretty sure I have a ways to go before I become a good one, and …

Imagine

Imagine there’s no Heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for today … Field Negro’s contemplations about religion, …

Walk On Water

When it comes to my principles, I didn’t tell them who I quoted from, but I had a discussion around them. What’s great about these principles is that I get …

Aggressively Patient

Imagine if you’re sitting there with a bunch of baskets and a ton of eggs telling yourself, “Man, I wonder if I should put all these eggs in this one …

The Rookie Sensation

I was riding the train with a rookie teacher who, despite her numerous issues with authorities and her own personal business, has done very well, and seems to be growing …

How Much I Make? A Difference

This morning, after waking up from a much-needed hangover-induced nap, I decided to make my rounds on the Internets. I got to AM’s blog and came upon one post in …

Generation Degeneration

I don’t often post about my job, mainly because I don’t need to hear the feedback about my posts through administrators or, for shame, my own students. However, a pressing …