Category Archives: School

Fighting Sleep

I’m tired. Really tired. Yet for some reason I’m fighting sleep right now. I feel like if I go lay down, I’m just going to lay there…

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Perks of Teaching

Today I led a lesson on anaerobic cellular respiration. It involved a push-up challenge: 5 pushups, 10 pushups, and 1 minute of as many as you could do. After each challenge, participants rated their pain/tiredness level from 1-10. I participated during both Periods 7 and 8. (I did 21 pushups during the one-minute period in Period 7 and 17 during Period 8. Not too bad for someone near 40!)

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Productivity

A few years ago in a galaxy … well, in this galaxy to be honest … productivity would have exclusively meant analyzing data, writing a publication, grading papers, or doing something else school/work related.

Nowadays, productivity can still look a little like that. I definitely work on lesson plans in the evening at least a few nights a week.

This weekend, I was productive, but it looked a little different.

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