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The Coronavirus Chaos May Answer Teachers’ Wish List – But They Won’t Like the Gifts

Because of the coronavirus lockdown, schools will have to be leaner, meaner; they will have to cut teachers and other expenses.

March 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

The 10 Teacher Commandments

The 10 Teacher Commandments for healthier and more effective educators.

November 17, 2019 · 1 Comment

Beware of the zombies, prepare for the robots – The Race to Keep Modern Education System Relevant”

This my remix to George Washington’s Farewell Address after fourteen years of service as a teacher. Thank you to my fellow in-person and online educators for helping me perfect my … Continue reading

September 27, 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

Socratic Questioning using Oregon Trail

During my fourth year of teaching (2008), I had the absolute privilege of taking advantage of my school’s computer glitch: the scheduling system separated two classes by gender.  As a … Continue reading

June 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bursting Bubbles: Getting Our Students to Actively and Respectively Listen to Different Opinions

May 31, 2017 · Leave a 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