Yearly Archives: 2013

Seeing setbacks as opportunities

Allow me to blow your mind for a minute: In the teaching profession, setbacks occur on a daily basis. Oh, hold on…that shouldn’t blow your mind. At all. The problem is that we tend to only notice the setbacks, and

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The simplest way to forget about a helicopter parent

We all let a needy, pushy parent (i.e. a helicopter parent) get us down from time to time. Although my only advice while dealing with them is to remain smiling and assure them that you share the same goal (maybe

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Words teachers don’t want to know #2: Bouji

Bouji adj. 1: Abbreviation for the term bourgeoisie, which in laymen terms means stuck up, snobbish, or just thinking your better than others because of your economic status. 2: Refers to anything or anyone that could be described as being expensive

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Well…it has been great, guys, but I’m moving to Finland

Ok, not really. I like it here. But, guys. GUYS! This is real: So, basically, get your act together, United States! Do you think if I hashtag Obama he’ll see this? Worth a try. #obama #teachersareactuallyreallyimportant

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