Category Archives: Humor

“So, do you miss teaching?”

I get that question every once in a while. People also ask if I miss the kids. And the answer has steadfastly been: “No, I do not miss teaching.” “No, I do not miss the kids.” I don’t know why, … Continue reading

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It So Easy to Recycle

I decided to skim through some of my earliest posts. I really was not looking for a way to sneak in a fast and easy extra post today. Really. But, this one is too good not to recycle. Esepcially at … Continue reading

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News from the Commissariat

Or as we say back home: Новости от комиссариат In an interesting turn of events, a local “sleeper cell” has recently been discovered, recognized for what it was, and exposed for all to see.  Ha! All I have to say … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Long Time Comin’,…

Heard this song on the radio the other day: Long Time Gone (1968, by Crosby, Stills, & Nash). Jeez–it took me back. If I had the technological know-how, I would attach the song here so that y’all could listen to it … Continue reading

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Books I Want to Read

I just received my package of four new books (well, new to me) ordered from Amazon–three of the books I stumbled upon on various and sundry blog sites. The other popped up in Amazon’s recommendations. It is a topic that … Continue reading

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So much to read; so little time,…

Is there a job where you get paid to read? To read whatever you like, whenever you want to? I keep stumbling over yet another intriguing, worthwhile blog (or newspaper or magazine article) that leads me to yet another wonderful … Continue reading

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Oh, my gawd!

I do love a good laugh. One of my favorite sayings is: “A day without smiling is a day wasted.” One thing that has always kept me laughing is spending the day with kids. Art Linkletter was right–“Kids do say … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Blogs and Blogging, Career Opportunities, Education Professionals, Education Reform, Faculty and Staff, Humor, Merit Pay, New Teachers, Quality Teachers/Quality Teaching, School Days, School Improvement, Teachers and Teaching | 9 Comments