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Clothes Do Make the Teacher

The controversy of the young Atlanta teacher’s clothing choice hit very close to home for me. The topic of “professionalism” in the field of education is a passionate subject I … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Teachers! Step Yo’ Game Up!

“You can’t make a living by playing video games all damn day!” – Anonymous Bewildered Educator… Game over for you teachers and parents who have blindly preached the Gospel of … Continue reading

June 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

Quick Guide: Movies You Should Watch to Get a Glimpse of the Middle East

If you are thinking to travel to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, or Oman, collectively known as the Gulf Cooperating Council (GCC), there are many books … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rise of the Androcators: Will Machines Take Over The Teaching Profession?

“At first, the apps invaded the worksheets, Then the tablets took over the textbooks, And then, the Androcators arrived…”   And they will come. The teaching profession has lost its … Continue reading

April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inspiration to Keep You Focused

Teachers!  If you need help recalibrating your GPS (gracious perspective system), then please watch this short story. It is too easy for us to get lost in our every day … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Choice is Yours! Why Must Vocational and Liberal Arts Education Be Antithetical Pairs?

Usually, I hear debates on whether vocational or liberal arts schools are better, people choose an either/or stance. That has always baffled me. Those against vocational schools point to the … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 Free Apps Every ELL Teacher Needs

More learning, more fun, more evidence for parents, and less trips to the copy machine! The following mobile applications are five programs that I have used with my students in … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 2 Comments