Summer Series of Saves: The Weight of Lies

My burning question: What does living with constant, unrelenting lies do to the human brain/learner? John Brennan’s tweet made me consider this from an educator’s point of view. Take away the incredulous, dangerous propaganda machine this current administration is, and any political leanings, it is well documented that he is a liar. And while I… Read More Summer Series of Saves: The Weight of Lies

Didgeridoo not.

Or didgerimostdefinitelydo.* I wish I had it in me to write that “top ten things to do by the end of the year” or “keep middle school students engaged” post. I’m not burnt out or even remotely sad orĀ irritated by my students this year — they’ve been consistently awesome, and renewed my love of teaching.… Read More Didgeridoo not.

To be fair.

Caution: This is going to get political. My question: is this all wishful thinking? Should I roll over for Hillary and her status-quo, dynasty style politics? Are African American voters seeing something I’m not?Ā (Or again, is that too much of a sweeping generality?) I’ve been indirectly taken to task for being “privileged” (though I never… Read More To be fair.