What does it take to be “good” these days? When I was a kid, it was easy: be nice to others, listen to my parents, and always try to do my best. That made me a “good kid.” And I was a good kid. I was helpful and kind, maybe not all the time, and I did […]Read more "To be or not to be good. That is the question."
Here’s Something You Can Do to Stop the Testing Mania.Read more "Here’s Something You Can Do to Stop the Testing Mania"
The current culture of this country has really become “do as I say, not as I do.” Forget all the hypocritical politicians who tout “family values” but have cheated on their spouses or actually don’t care about keeping families together. Put aside the “good Christians” who work and vote to punish anyone who doesn’t think […]Read more "Enough political manipulation, use your brains!"
May used to be a good month to teach. The year would be winding down as my classes reached their final texts; the students would have, for the most part, mastered the skills I had been teaching all year; and seniors, although riddled with senioritis, would still manage to hang on in “cruise control” mode. […]Read more "May is where your tax money went"