I’m attending a conference full of teachers. Teachers are grateful for the smallest things. Finding the “over the downtown” express lanes through Austin. Not being at school when a fire drill is scheduled. Getting to sit down to eat lunch. Finding unfamiliar faces who understand what we’re going through and sympathize. Having a lunch which […]
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“I gave you…. “I gave you…. “I gave you….” Do all your gifts come with strings?
Continue Reading January 16th, 2014
There was much muttering in the halls of the school. Teachers gathered in small groups to discuss the latest mandate from the Powers-that-Be. Teachers were not happy. Excerpt from the E-mail Received in April 2013 It is highly and strongly recommended that all language art teachers in the district attend the National Writing Project two-week workshop in July. […]
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth turns 40 years old this year. In honor of that event, the Kimbell curators are bringing out some of their long-hidden, rarely-displayed works of art. To honor the 40 years of patronage, the Kimbell is offering free admission from October 7th – December 30th. Join your colleagues in […]
What did I get myself into? I wondered as I drove to the Dallas Arboretum. You see, I teach journaling and blogging. I’m always looking for inspiration I can carry down to the tween and teen level. I’d actually paid for this particular training myself and I had been looking forward to it as soon […]