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The Donald Trump Government Shutdown

The Donald Trump Government Shutdown

So, we’re three days into 2019, and thirteen days into the toddler-in-chief’s latest temper tantrum. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, or purposefully unplugged from politics to preserve your sanity, you’ve heard about the government shutdown that occurred right...

A Black Teacher Manifesto

A Black Teacher Manifesto

There is much to do about the lack of Black male teachers in school systems throughout the United States. Currently, less than 2% of teachers nationwide are Black males. There have been some credulous efforts to right this wrong (a lack of Black Male teachers), and I...

Dos and Don’ts of Winter Break for Struggling Teachers

Dos and Don’ts of Winter Break for Struggling Teachers

Winter Break is upon us. For most teachers around the country, winter break is a time to kick back and relax. While relaxing is an essential part of any break, there are some other activities teachers should consider doing that will make the return in January much...

Raising my Daughter in a Tech Savvy World

Raising my Daughter in a Tech Savvy World

Sometimes I think I’m competing with my daughter’s electronic devices for her attention. She refuses to turn off her cell phone, iPad or laptop, making it almost impossible for us to  sit and talk or do anything really. Why am I in this constant struggle? is she...

Sandy Hook: The Promise 6 Years Later

Sandy Hook: The Promise 6 Years Later

It is December 14.  This day used to be remembered as the day a man walked on the moon in 1972. Also on this day in 1911, Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole. Now, December 14th is known as the day of the most vicious and heinous crime in the...

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