The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all


April 2012

What do you need?

What do you need?   How do you put that into context?  Food?  Wealth?  Power? Friends?  We all need certain things to survive, but after those basics are met, what next?   First and foremost, I need to teach.  One... Continue Reading →

Just get your toes wet

Twitter, some people love it, other hate it. Most just roll their eyes when I bring it up. For the most part, I pass information along, websites, quotes, snippets of information gathered from the far reaches of the online universe.... Continue Reading →

Where do we go from here?

First, my apologies about the lack of writing here, both to you the reader and to myself.  It's amazing how good it feels to get things out there, yet, finding the time to do it often is a pain.  I've... Continue Reading →

Is it what’s best for kids?

I'm not one to run at conflict.  I'm that quiet person that sits in the background and works behind the scenes, listening to both sides, and working to channel frustrations towards positive outcomes.  I'm not that person who sounds off... Continue Reading →

One Shining Moment

In 1987, the song, "One Shining Moment" was played at the end of the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament with highlights of the games played.  Since then, it's become a staple of the tournament, a tribute to the players, the teams,... Continue Reading →

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