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The Will to Think

Critical thinking is much talked about these days in education circles but it is rarely defined, possibly because it defies black-and-white definition. Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart is often quoted about how to define certain kinds of adult entertainment—he knew it when he saw it. 130 more words


The prompt for the day is science.  Today I encouraged my ninth grade poets to break out beyond the sense to simply create interesting connections with words.   200 more words


Transforming Hearts

Why do we do what we do? How do we know if we are being effective in our classrooms and parishes? Are we really helping to transform the hearts of our youth? 408 more words

Sharing Faith

Successful Lesson Plan- A day in Ninth Grade

Today was a great day in ninth grade theatre! The lesson plan for the day was as follows:

MONDAY GOAL: Students will continue to explore their scenes and the process of critique, and design their props. 686 more words



Well a nickel is a nickel, yeah, yeah.

And a dime is a dime, yeah, yeah.

If you go to TJ, you know your doing fine, yeah, yeah. 92 more words

Growing Up

Happy October!

Hello there,

I have not written a blog post in a while (as you can imagine, the first month of school is quite busy!) and wanted to welcome everyone to the beautiful fall we are having! 645 more words

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