Monthly Archives: July 2014

How to Deal With the Paparazzi

Yesterday, a colleague and I went into school for a bit to spread out on the tables in the media center and work on a mix of personal and professional projects. We both get a hint of cabin fever at

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“I am. I will.”

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this on TCST before, but I teach in North Carolina. To get a snapshot of what’s happening here politically of late, just head over to and type in North Carolina education or something

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Are you doing what you love?

ALERT: The following blog post is admittedly a bit depressing. I think it offers some great advice that many teachers out there need to hear, but I wanted to prepare you before reading. I’m excited for the new school year

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Summer is coming.

Well, actually, summer is here. You all know I can never resist a good Game of Thrones joke. I’ve missed you all. Teaching and grad school became a bit unruly at the end of the year. I know I’m preaching

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