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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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Falling and Getting Back Up

I’m teaching inner city students for the first time in my teaching career. I thought the stories from my colleagues would mentally prepare me for working with these students. They did not. Continue reading


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On Tuesday one of my students asked if I had any food in my classroom. I didn’t. She was really hungry… So today I brought a bag of tangerines.

I went through that entire bag today. Continue reading


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