Fatigued & Frustrated with "Who Cares" Students? Oct 17, 2021

Every teacher's faced them.

The dead fish eyes.
The paralyzed facial muscles.

The tired-toddler-in-a-highchair slump.

Responses include, but are most definitely not limited to:

*Trying to ignore said distractions. Easier written than done, especially when Miss Dead Fish sits in the center of the...

Continue Reading...
The Wanna-be Drug Addict on the Second Row Oct 09, 2021

I decided to become a drug addict while sitting in church.

Second pew from the front on the left. And, just like Chondra Pierce, it was “piano side.” I was in late elementary school and spent every Sunday morning, Sunday night, and Wednesday night on that bench. Usually just my family...

Continue Reading...
Of Bricks & Books, Swords & Sanitizer Oct 09, 2021

Attendance down; a weakened economy; powerful and partisan politicians; infighting; conflicting reports; inadequate resources; and mandates to produce.

Sound familiar? Take heart!

A story from ancient days showcases leadership lessons as applicable to the days of masks and physical distancing...

Continue Reading...
1 2 3 4 5 6