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How Not to Get Trolled or Triggered: My 2009 Radio Interview with Laura Ingraham

Laura Ingraham and Playing Nice to Get Your Point Across Effectively

October 26, 2019 · 1 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

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

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

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

Thank you Colorado University at Boulder!

Last month I had a great talk with a special group of select students from the Colorado University at Boulder.  The Leeds Honors Program came to Dubai and Abu Dhabi … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment