Weekly Learnings for May 6th. Teen Brain Edition.
As a young teacher we are always told to post our classroom rules at the start of the school year. Rule number one was always “Practice Common Sense”. The problem was what was common to me was rather uncommon to my students. Halfway through the year, I covered the first rule with a bumper sticker. It said, “There they go. I must follow them as I am their leader.”
Finneytown AfterProm: 2023
On Finneytown AfterProm. A reflection.
Weekly Learnings for April 16th. The Pollen Edition.
This week’s gathering of learnings features baby squirrels, edTech Unicorns, the life and death of low interest rates, and Nickel Creek. Also, the garden is filled with dirt.
My Daughter is Getting Ready for College. The College Population is about to Crash.
My daughter visited Bowling Green University to check out their teaching programs. She rocked the visit – even the Second Life “simulated” classroom activity. But her and incoming classmates are more in demand given plummeting enrollment.
Gotcha Day. 2023. The Son Edition.
Happy gotcha day. To my wonderful, loving, and trustworthy son.
Gotcha Day. 2023.
It is essential that every father pause and reflect on anniversaries of importance for their children if only to find humor and purpose in the 8 text messages from their daughters asking, “what’s for dinner, it’s our gotcha day, why aren’t we going to Green Papaya?” Green Papaya was not on the menu. I made […]