The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all


August 2011

Teach Like A Roofer

As our first two days of school ended, I was met with a "please stop sending me things on Twitter" edict from two teachers. Both claimed they didn't have the time or the inclination to go through all the "stuff"... Continue Reading →

Positive Living

Before I taught in Iowa, I was a fifth grade teacher in Missouri for four years.  We moved to Missouri in large part because my wife found a job first. She was a high school English teacher for two years,... Continue Reading →


First, welcome to my little corner of the world.   My plan for this blog is like a river, it's fast moving, yet meandering.  It's deep in some spots, certainly shallow in others. Finally, some days it will seem like... Continue Reading →

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Angela Prendergast

Educator. Poet. Self-Help Writer.

Teaching In Public

Living my best life (even if it means reminding myself that I'm "enough")

if you want kin, you must plant kin ...

you can't plant grass and reap kin