Short Stories From a Distance: The Teacher Has Spoken

A few weeks ago, I mentioned I wanted to briefly change directions with what I was writing about, and I’d like to start telling my audience a few quick stories about things I’ve found funny during the Distance Learning year; I think of it like a mini-series.  Remember the really neat Dictado strategy that myContinue reading “Short Stories From a Distance: The Teacher Has Spoken”

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Short Stories From a Distance: An Epic 1-Liner

A few weeks ago, I mentioned I wanted to briefly change directions with what I was writing about, and I’d like to start telling my audience a few quick stories about things I’ve found funny during the Distance Learning year; I think of it like a mini-series.  Here’s the first installment of “Short Stories FromContinue reading “Short Stories From a Distance: An Epic 1-Liner”

It’s Been A While

An update with the help of Michael Scott. It’s been quite a while, actually. “Who are you, again?” you might be wondering. Where have I been? Where am I going? Who knows, it’s still 2020. Where have you been? Here’s the thing: I have “been away” for a few reasons. Some of the reason isContinue reading “It’s Been A While”

One Teacher’s Reaction(s) Upon Learning We’re Starting With Distance Learning

So, here we are. August has arrived. And with it, the judgment about how the next education year will start. States, districts, and schools are being forced into really tough decisions due to the current climate and complications of COVID-19. While the debate rages on about what’s best for students and society, the fact remainsContinue reading “One Teacher’s Reaction(s) Upon Learning We’re Starting With Distance Learning”

My Top 3 Idiot Teaching Moments in Undergrad

I was not immune to idiocy in my youth – actually, I’m still not immune. I’ve definitely had some dork-stamp moments in my life, and some of my “Top Idiot” teaching moments occurred in my undergrad years. For fun, I wanted to share my top three cringe-worthy moments as a student-teacher. The following are trueContinue reading “My Top 3 Idiot Teaching Moments in Undergrad”

1,300 Words On Growing Up With Teachers As Parents:

Intro: Going to school was a pretty fun experience for me. I had friends, played on sports teams, and learned more gooder than some of my classmates; but not as gooder as others. Yet a lot of times, my “school” experience didn’t stop when I went home: I was the son of two teachers. AfterContinue reading “1,300 Words On Growing Up With Teachers As Parents:”

The End of the 2020 School Year: According to a 5th Grade Teacher

A small population of adults in the world are teachers. So I might seem relevant to only a few people out there, concerning the end of this wacky school year. Conversely, a much larger population of adults in the world are parents, aunts, uncles, or grandparents. Maybe they might be interested to hear what itContinue reading “The End of the 2020 School Year: According to a 5th Grade Teacher”