Dejected Cog

During my break, I have been doing a lot of deep thinking. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time away from school (more than I anticipated) and wondered if that enjoyment is coupled with the disillusionment I feel about school. Prior to Thanksgiving break, I received a text from my principal that he had just been offered …

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Comic Sans

When you think of the font Comic Sans what comes to mind? Artsy, fun, creative? Cartoony, look-at-me, shallow, and informal? I think more of the latter. Unfortunately, I'm still seeing a lot of comic sans behavior out of adults working in education which is so sad. I will describe the characteristics of this behavior from …

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Hey educators let’s use that equalizer to adjust the amplitude of the critique frequency……

Critique is an interesting thing to examine especially within the education space. We work with human beings which elicits emotion thus causing us to take our work personal. But should that absolve us from critique and criticism? Why is it so hard for many educators to handle both? The ability to analyze is such an …

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Hey Jonah, welcome to the storm……..

The story of Jonah is an interesting one that I heard retold in a sermon today. Jonah was a prophet of the Old Testament given the charge by God to preach to people in a town called Nineveh to help save them from destruction. Instead of accepting the mission from God, Jonah decides to head …

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Cold Sweats……

Over the past several weeks I've been extra fatigued. I figured it is the time of the year and the extra energy I'm expending during the school day with teaching and coaching. That coupled with my intense powerlifting training in the evenings, my body and mind are fatigued and sore. During times of extra fatigue, …

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