Monthly Archives: November 2015

Resisting the Urge to Take Half Your Students Home

It’s been an eventful week, some good things, some bad things. I’m learning how to be a better teacher as fast as I can, but some things definitely take courage I need to acquire. Bad news first so we can … Continue reading

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You Guys Are Great Support

Even though teaching isn’t anything like I’d envisioned, I’m still very happy to be where I am. These students need me whether they believe it or not. That belief has wavered at times, though. You’ve seen it on my Facebook … Continue reading

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Move Over Barnes & Noble, Hello Amazon Brick-and-Mortar—Bringing Back the Bookstore Only Better

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Okay, I have to close my bookstore. DANG IT! Man, I SO love being right. Not to brag, but those who’ve followed me any amount of time know my tract record for predictions…

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The Difference Between Our Education and Theirs

I’ve been feeling a mix of emotions surrounding teaching lately. It hasn’t felt like it’s all I’d cracked it up to be: opening and enriching the minds of the upcoming generations. Instead it’s been hovering over teenagers that would rather … Continue reading

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