• ‘Twas the Night Before PARCC

    I dedicate this poem to all of the inspiring teachers I am proud to work with at H.B.W. ‘Twas the night before PARCC, when all through the school, All the posters were covered, for that was the...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • How I’m Like Ebenezer Scrooge

    Don’t worry. I’m not a curmudgeon exclaiming “Bah Humbug” at every checkout. I’m like Ebenezer Scrooge because I’ve seen the error of my ways, and it’s time to make amends. A few years ago, I chased kids...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Shouldn’t All Education Be ‘Special’?

    I’ve been thinking a lot about special education students lately. I’m not a special education teacher, but of course, I teach special education students every day. I was reaching for a gallon of milk, and my eyes...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Teaching With Compassion

    I think all educators lose sight of the big picture from time to time, myself included. We are so busy doing what we think we MUST: grading the papers, making the copies, sending the emails, and perfecting...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • What If Every Day Were Halloween?

    What if every day were Halloween? Initially this sounds like a very, very bad idea. Children going door to door demanding and consuming large quantities of sugar? Every day?! It’s a teacher’s and parent’s nightmare. But hear...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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