The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all


July 2014

Is Using Something Old Always Bad?

Yup, a coffee pot.  Now, I can hear you: "Why would you have this in your blog?" In late June and early July, our family took a trip to the Grand Canyon.  We tent camped most nights because that's what we... Continue Reading →

My EdcampHome 3.0 experience

My experience during the EdcampHome 3.0 time was, I didn't attend.   Wait....what?   Ok, that's not true, I did attend, for about 15 minutes.  The great thing about summer is our daughters are swimmers.  After basketball, I've found swimming... Continue Reading →

They Keep Blogging….Why?

This blog will probably not make some people happy and I apologize right off the bat. I used a carrot.  I did.  And I feel bad about it.  Kind of. As the school year was finishing up, I read any... Continue Reading →

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