Tales From The Red PEN

Epic Teacher Fails #1: Why I don’t teach gym.

The ball was loosed from my hand, like a heat seeking missile towards its target.  Its only purpose was to destroy anything in its path and to win a victory for my team!  The trajectory was set in a razors edge path, straight from hell’s heart. And then, in almost slow motion fashion, I saw what Read more about Epic Teacher Fails #1: Why I don’t teach gym.[…]

5 Reasons Why Adulting Should Not Be Taught in Schools.

I remember 7th grade shop class with Mr. Fitzhugh. Anytime you would sneeze he would think you were making fun of him. It pissed him off something serious that he would paddle anyone that had allergies…poor kids.  The reason why I remember that class so much has nothing to do with how paranoid he was. It Read more about 5 Reasons Why Adulting Should Not Be Taught in Schools.[…]

Greetings and Salutations

Greetings and salutations readers. Welcome to Tales from The Red Pen. First and foremost, you must know that I am a teacher. An educator, a molder of young minds, dissenter of information, and at times, an overpaid babysitter. The stories you are about to read are all true. I will be blogging all that is Read more about Greetings and Salutations[…]