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Advice for the TFA Blob: Stop the Spin

When I was at TFA institute, Gary Rubinstein hosted a session on classroom management and gave us a signed copy of his book–I still have it even though I never read it.   206 more words


Knox County, Cancelled Monday

WHAT.  Our snow day streak has now lasted longer than the holiday break.  It has provided ample time to get excited about one day (one dAYYY) teaching my kiddos about the Pythagorean Theorem.   49 more words


"When I was drowning, that's when I could finally breathe."

It’s been almost a month since my last post. School has been insane, there was a little holiday break somewhere in there, and now it’s almost Christmas. 1,026 more words


EDU 6361 - Unit Goals and Outline

My students will be completing a weeklong unit, where they will be studying/researching Nigerian culture, synthesizing their information into a Prezi, and presenting their Prezi to their classmates. 85 more words

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India and WTO issues on National Food Security Act, NFSA 2013

India and WTO issues:

Bali Ministerial Conference:

1.    A package for least develop countries LDCs

  • Duty free quota free market access for LDCs
  • Least controversial among the three…
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Season of snow & taxes

We’ve progressed from snow days to a full snow week after winter storm Octavia hit in the wee hours of Monday morning.  It was preceded by telltale signs of the Southern Apocalypse: churches all cancelled services, the Kroger was half out of milk, the check-out line went back to produce, and I went and dug out my snow shovel that I thought I had foolishly lugged down from Wisconsin.   98 more words


EDU 6361 - E1 HOPE Principle - Unit Rationale

E1 – Exemplify professionally-informed, growth-centered practice. To me this means that, as teachers, we are consistently working to expand our knowledge of best learning strategies, techniques, etc . 369 more words

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