Monthly Archives: July 2010

Summer Reading

Whenever I hear people say “I hate to read,” I think it must be pretty sad to live in such a state of ignorance. They have no idea what they’re missing, and, unfortunately, they’ve probably been too overstimulated by our culture to understand this simple pleasure of life. I’m not advocating for three hours of […]

Memories and Lessons Learned as a First Year Teacher

Throughout the school year, I compiled a mental list of do’s and don’t’s for the first-year teacher. Here is a list of some of the biggies that I remember. Some are serious, and some are funny, but all are relevant 🙂 In no particular order… Everyday, make sure to answer the question “Why is this […]

Blessed Summertime

Stand still and consider the wondrous works of God. – Job 37:14 I’ve really begun to understand the value of being a teacher: free summer! Of course, I still have plenty of things to do. The difference is that I’m not getting up at 5 a.m. with an inordinate amount of papers to grade and […]