Mac vs Microsoft

First let me start this off by saying that I am a firm supporter of Apple products.  I have a Mac Mini, iPhone (since the beginning), Air, iPad 2, and Apple TV.  My wife is a fan as well and I’m sure my soon to be born daughter will be begging me for an iPhone much […]

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Burdens

I was reading this article, and it seemed to be a perfect metaphor to what I can become if I quit pushing myself as a teacher.  I run the risk of becoming stagnant in an ever changing workplace. The bike in this picture was simply lost and left alone in the path of a growing […]

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It’s the Final Countdown

We’ve done everything we’re supposed to by now.  We have gotten the nursery together, had multiple baby showers, interviewed pediatricians, contacted relatives, made numerous visits to the hospital, and attended three classes through our hospital.  I’ve read books, she hasn’t…which is a bit odd.  We’ve done everything we can think of to get ourselves and our home […]

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Survive and Advance

It’s getting to that time of the year that two distinct things happen to teachers: survive and advance.  No, I’m not talking about the ESPN 30 for 30 film of the exact same name.  Rather, I’m talking about the mindset of teachers during the last months of the school year.  I’m finding more value in […]

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