Simmering elements of digital technology, education, and purposeful living.
Retiring after 38 years in education, my coworker and friend recently described his school days attending Catholic Grade School in Southwest Louisville, an area then–and still–a working class and comparatively impoverished part … Continue reading
I teach English and I write professionally, but I don’t remember how I learned grammar. I’ve always been a reader, and my father is an excellent editor who helped me … Continue reading
Because we don’t know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well, yet everything happens only a certain number of times, and a very … Continue reading
I cringe when I watch the Presidential debates. My heart rate elevates slightly. I keep waiting for questions and answers that nobody wants to hear, questions and answers that we … Continue reading
I’ve shared this blog with some of my students, an attempt to showcase how writing is “real” for me. As far as blogging goes, many students use Tumblr. I’ll admit … Continue reading
As I left my morning session on brain-based learning strategies at the SREB High School That Work Conference, I had trouble exiting–hoards of educators flocked into room 353 at the … Continue reading
Should schools still operate on a traditional seven hours to the day, with rigid class periods, highly regulated time, and a 180-day calendar? I’ve been blogging as a part of … Continue reading