Goodbye

October 18, 2012

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Well, I think that I have decided to leave WordPress and I have started a new blog. I will continue to write about my profession and life in general. I am trying out Blogger. I am trying Blogger because I am hoping that I will use it more. I have just not visited here much […]

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Challenges

July 3, 2012

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During these terrible storms and subsequent power outages, I am reminded of a conversation that my father and I had a few years ago. My father worked for AEP (electric company) for 37 years. He started out as a lineman and eventually became a supervisor. After his retirement we had a bad storm blow through […]

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No Fear

June 27, 2012

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I recently finished reading a great book by Dirk Hayhurst titled “The Bullpen Gospels“. It was a great read that interested me because grew up close to where I live and teach. He eventually made it to the big leagues as a pitcher, but the book mostly covers his minor league career. (Spoiler Alert) The […]

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Summer…almost here

June 2, 2012

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Summer is almost here. I hope that I can spend more time blogging. I have neglected this blog for a few months now. I was finishing up my Master’s degree and I just fell out of the habit. I haven’t been tweeting as much either. My hope is that I can get back into writing […]

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Your School Does What?

February 27, 2012

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In late winter 2008, I embarked on journey with my co-workers that has taken us places that we never thought we could go. That year was my first year there and we had decided to do something that we had never done or ever really heard of, save a few staff members that participated at […]

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Tips for Parent-Teacher Conferences

January 29, 2012

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Parent-Teacher conferences are right around the corner at our school. Here a few tips that I try to use and think about before and during our conferences to make them more successful for all participants. 1. Listen Communication is a two way street. If you listen more than talk, you might learn something about the […]

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Dress Like a Professional

January 8, 2012

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  This post was inspired by Pernille RippĀ and her post a few weeks ago called How to Dress Like a Teacher – Male Edition. I am still a little tweaked by her khaki comment, but that is beside the point here. The point is that I commented on the post by saying what my principal […]

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