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Penny Pinching Plans for Teachers to Save Money on Pencils and Pens

Stop it.  Yes you, stop it.  You educators who are giving away free pencils at the expense of the school or your personal budget, stop doing that.  I know you … Continue reading

August 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rise Up Warrior Principal

King Magnus Barefoot – “The king is yours for glory, not for long life.” King David, Alexander the Great, Hannibal, and Henry V are a few of the warrior kings … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Requiem and Hymn for The American Dream Team

Making America the GREATEST Economy Again: How to Lose and Regain American Swag “My swag was phenomenal.” ―Gilbert Arenas In the summer of 2004, I witnessed a Greek tragedy unfold … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Grilling ‘Em: The Need to Teach Gen Z and Millennials How to Cook

  IKEA is beneath my son.  My 3-year-old son, Zyed, loves to help with everything in the kitchen. He seems to natural exude the desire to help people (thank God) … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Using Fantasy Sports in the Classroom

“I think I’m in love…again.” —Andre Benjamin I think I have found a new addiction. Or at least I have found a healthy outlet to unload my lifelong infatuation with … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Self-Help Initiatives for Refugee Populations

In the fall of 2003, I had the absolute privilege to work with the Self Help Initiative For Sustainable Development (SHIFSD)in Buduburam, Ghana. At the time, Buduburam was the location … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment