Something For Nothing

It seems as if everyone wants something for nothing these days, regardless of age. Something For Nothing Some students want an "A", but they don't want to read, think, write, and reflect. Some parents want their children to be college-ready, but they don't want them to struggle and fail for a time to achieve academic … Continue reading Something For Nothing


In The Midst Of The Storm

This morning I woke up to the news that a gunman had opened fire on a concert in Las Vegas, killing 20 and injuring even more. As of right now, there are 50 dead and over 400 injured. My heart breaks for the victims and the families of the victims. Is it just me, or … Continue reading In The Midst Of The Storm

Recite After Me… (Teaching About Charlottesville)

via Daily Prompt: Recite The following is how I have been processing the events in Charlottesville through my lens as a social studies teacher. It seems like every time some national crisis involving race occurs, my email inbox and Twitter feed fill up with articles and curriculum designed to "help" students and teachers make sense … Continue reading Recite After Me… (Teaching About Charlottesville)