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- When Students Cheat (And When They Don't)
- Hey, Kids! Your Twitter Is Showing!
- What Students Read When They Can Read Anything
- It’s Picture Book Monday (in High School)
- 2013 in review on What's Not Wrong? From Wordpress.com
- Poem for International Women's Day: "Sister"
- Guest Blogger: Grace Anderson on "I Have a Dream"
- Review: NINETEEN MINUTES by Jodi Picoult
- The Art of Not Recommending
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- I'm excited about this line-up of baseball books coming out in 2014 from @SummerGameBooks summergamebooks.com/?hide_mobile_v… 12 hours ago
- RT @kellyjvreed: "#CCSS says we need to promote critical thinking unless it's about CCSS." -Thomas Newkirk #riwp14 12 hours ago
- RT @literacydocent: "Reinvent PD by actually thinking abut WHO ur audience is not just content you are sharing. What do THEY need?" @MaineS… 12 hours ago
- @SummerGameBooks Your "line-up"'looks great, and I'd love to review one of your upcoming titles. 1 day ago
- Today's class journal topic: Make a list of all you've learned this week, in school and out. #E405 #E307 1 day ago
- @Annierees @lindseycboyle @kmcg2375 I think it's possible to be a very good teacher without being on Twitter. It sure helps me though. 2 days ago
- @kmcg2375 I use Twitter for a steady stream of ideas/articles, and to stay in touch with professionals around the world by asking questions. 2 days ago
- RT @kmcg2375: Crowdsourcing for presso: Can you offer ideas to pre-service teachers that are struggling to 'get the point of twitter'? Why … 2 days ago
- Writers Week XX: The Trailer. bit.ly/1kBKEOt #wwxx 2 days ago
- A Few Baseball Books: Spring Training Edition wp.me/p1jDNg-vL 2 days ago
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Tag Archives: retirement
This was a rough week for public employees in Illinois as the state legislature narrowly passed pension “reform” measures that will take a lot of dollars away from public retirees. On Monday, the day before the legislative vote, the Daily … Continue reading
This is my final year at the school where I’ve worked for the last 27 years. With some regularity, people say to me, “Aren’t you glad you’re leaving?” The answer is not as simple as Yes or No. Yes, I’ll … Continue reading
Tomorrow morning I begin my thirty-fourth and final year as a public school teacher. I’m enthusiastic, positive, focused, and ready to go. I’m not tired or burned out. Most days I’m at the top of my game, looking for new … Continue reading
I just finished my last session of summer school, ever. (We are not allowed to work in a public school for sixty days after retirement. I retire in June, 2014. After that, it’s unlikely that I would return for summer … Continue reading