January 5, 2021

The Unsung Heroes of the Classroom

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Like many people, I looked forward to 2020 long before it came. For five years “May 16, 2020” has been emblazoned in my brain like a glowing count-down timer.

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April 14, 2020

Easter Sunrise 2020

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The bright spot is fading now and the clouds are no longer pink. As the sun moves higher, the clouds move in so we never actually see it. That doesn’t seem to matter. The sun has risen for each of us still looking out at the horizon.

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March 1, 2020

Graphing Inequalities

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Teaching is hard. And I don’t mean the lesson planning and grading. Every day this week I have heard another heartbreaking story about one of my students...

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November 7, 2019

God Didn’t Make Stink Bugs

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I never expected to see a theological debate to play out on the carpet of the fifth grade classroom where I student teach. But I’m finding out that in teaching, the thing I least expect is often what happens. “What do you mean? You’re so wrong!”...

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