Monthly Archives: December 2010

Who’s Kid are you?

Sometimes I feel that I’m the one taking care of parents’ kids.  I currently work in an inner city school and students pass through my door who haven’t eaten in three days, who aren’t getting correct attention, and who constantly … Continue reading

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Technology’s moving to fast

Heck yeah technology’s moving too fast…Before two years ago my classroom had computers from 1990. 1990!  They could barely process, and, now that we have computers that are move fast? Well how do I juggle teaching my kids to type … Continue reading

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Wallstreet: Money Never Sleeps

Yeah…Wallstreet (times 2) was alright…it was going down a bad memory lane watching the housing crisis toilet and each time Casey Mulligan cried I wondered how many light bulbs on the set were wasted on her working up tears. But…the … Continue reading

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Thumbs Up

I feel that boundaries are in the arms of the beholder…some students need you to open up more when you eye in on the problem; other’s want you to be hands-off.  I’ve seen some teacher’s rule with force and you … Continue reading

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I got married when I was TOO young, got a bar named after me (not really; I wish!) called BAD DECISIONS, eloped, dropped out of school…and broke everyone’s hearts (my parent’s are EVERYONE (to me).  So six years later I … Continue reading

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A Third World Came West…

(6th chunk, 1st page) I pulled into the driveway about five minutes later and pulled up the emergency brake, studying the bay window for any lights still on and crunched with my sandals over the diamond like reflecting pebbles scattered … Continue reading

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People who aren’t real….

There’s lots of people who aren’t real.  Lashay Simpson on Twitter isn’t real.  That girl down the hall with the skinny pontail who pegged the skill standard wrong on the benchmarks, is not real.  These are people from my alternate reality … Continue reading

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