The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all


April 2015

My Happy Thought: My Daughters’ Passions

I've been lax in keeping up with my writing lately.  It's a combination of no weekends free, a flood of paper work, not feeling well, and just a general sense of yuck. However, I'm writing today about my daughters because... Continue Reading →

“What Message Are We Sending Our Girls?”

I've carried this section of the paper around for two weeks wanting to write about this.  It's something that just stuck in my craw and has festered for a while now. This was the title of a piece in the Cedar... Continue Reading →

Fail: Is it wrong or First Attempt In Learning?

This is what I posed to my sixth grade students today as part of their Wednesday morning writing. I'm part of an Iowa Voxer group, and first, good grief, what a talented, passionate, intense group of educators.  I wrote a... Continue Reading →

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Angela Prendergast

Educator. Poet. Self-Help Writer.

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