Yearly Archives: 2013

Do schools kill creativity?

Well, I guess I’m officially entering school mode. Had to share this gem: One of my newest goals for the new year: To NOT squash my students’ creativity. I mean, I’m hoping I didn’t do that before…but still.

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Summer is a lot of work!

As I approach the new school year, I’m sure every teacher out there will agree: Summer is a lot of work! I’ve been revamping my teaching materials, preparing for and presenting at professional development workshops, picking up extra work for

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What if you were JUST a teacher?

WARNING: This post has the potential to ruffle a few feathers. To put a bee in a few bonnets. To get your dander up. Whoa. I apologize for…whatever that was. What I mean is this: I have been thinking about

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Help! I’m an unhappy person!

Not me! How DARE you think I was talking about myself! Ok, here’s the deal. I’ll admit it. I’m unhappy sometimes. I really try (and I mean really REALLY try) to remain positive, but sometimes our brain just doesn’t want

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