The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all


May 2013

Vanilla Ice – Who Knew??

I've taken to tweeting out on a hashtag I call #teachersomedays.  I'll tweet stuff that someday I'd like to see as an educator "someday".  Last night, before I went to bed, I tweeted out a few, with the last one... Continue Reading →

No Tweet Chat? Well Make One Up!

And that's exactly what we did! Last night, I was fighting the Monday night blahs, and logged on to Twitter to see if there were any chats going on.  As I wasn't finding any that might fit what I was... Continue Reading →

Organic Isn’t Always Food

Nope, certainly not a foodie post here, though I did read an interesting article in The Atlantic about foodies, but that's for someone else's blog! 🙂 No, for me, I look this organic as just naturally coming together to create something... Continue Reading →

Do We Need A Class?

Now, as I write this, take it all with a grain of salt, yet, think about what you may have seen as a teacher, parent, relative or community member.   As a teacher, you get to go to your fair... Continue Reading →

Why I Do What I Do

I follow a number of educational blogs (ok, all are educational blogs), one of which is written by Matt Renwich.  His blog, "Reading By Example" is one that I look forward to because much of what he talks about just... Continue Reading →

It’s a Family Affair

"Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you." - Shannon Alder   Last night was my first experience with the athletic banquet at our school.... Continue Reading →


This has been a year of milestones for me. Now, as I look at my "year" some of these are school year time, some are actual 2013 milestones, so if you aren't confused by the time I'm done, you are... Continue Reading →

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