PROFILES IN TEACHING #2: MR. CRAVENS: FIGHT THE KING!

The year was 1990, and I found myself sitting in Mr. Cravens 8th grade American History class. Mr. Cravens was a tall and fit, 6’4″. He had salt and pepper hair, styled in classic Caesar, with wire rimmed glasses dangling from the bridge of his nose. He was the best dressed teacher on campus. Everyday Read more about PROFILES IN TEACHING #2: MR. CRAVENS: FIGHT THE KING![…]

RED PEN TALES 5 BEST TEACHER MOVIES OF ALL TIME.

Now that I have recovered from the anguish of summer break coming to a close, it’s time to get inspired to teach again! For me, there is no greater inspiration than to watch my favorite teacher movies. I have selected five films which I believe are the best teacher movies of all time!  There was Read more about RED PEN TALES 5 BEST TEACHER MOVIES OF ALL TIME.[…]

MEMOIRS OF A WORKING CLASS HERO: PART 1.

 Although this blog was created to discuss my life in education, I find it difficult not to mention my total work experience. After all, we are the summary of our experiences divided into our trials and many tribulations. My brother and I were up late talking about how many different jobs we have had. We Read more about MEMOIRS OF A WORKING CLASS HERO: PART 1.[…]