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This category contains posts about the power and value of positivity. It is surprising sometimes just how much impact a positive person can have on their environment.

What can we do?

I recently had a conversation with a colleague about the attitudes of teachers in our school. We decided that many of our close coworkers are, in one way or another, unhappy with teaching. There is an overall gloom over the

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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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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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