RED PEN’S GOALS FOR 2018.

I am not one to make resolutions for the New Year. I have always found that resolutions are weak, short sighted assertions that reach only a modicum of the hidden potential inside us all. I believe in setting goals. Not just hopes and dreams but specific, measurable, attainable, reasonable, and timely sets of actions that Read more about RED PEN’S GOALS FOR 2018.[…]

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.[…]

FUN THINGS TO DO WHILE “ACTIVELY MONITORING,” STATE MANDATED TESTS.

Before I begin, I want everyone to know that I believe in state mandated testing. State mandated testing is the very essence for what it is we do as teachers. We teach to a test. This way we know that our students are prepared for the next state mandated test. That test will test what Read more about FUN THINGS TO DO WHILE “ACTIVELY MONITORING,” STATE MANDATED TESTS.[…]