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Teaching Memo: Support from Our Institutions / Districts

Support from those whose job it is to support our work is perhaps the single make-or-break factor that has the biggest impact on a teacher’s effectiveness. That’s not really a thought I’m willing to defend – it just seems to … Continue reading

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A Poem in Paris

I thought I’d write one sentence while I’m here because it is a special place and because i am wondering if perhaps a bit of magic something in the air might find its way in whether by accretion from the … Continue reading

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Summer Camp in Corfu, Greece

“You’re looking different! Browner, shirt open – not like a school teacher!” the host beamed. I wasn’t sure what she meant by her last, and I didn’t feel changed as compared to a few days earlier, but she was probably … Continue reading

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Back to Paradise (Corfu, Greece)

Back to paradise. My sour attitude about Athens was cured immediately upon my arrival in Corfu, which qualifies fully as a subtropical island paradise, best I can tell. Think mountains-meet-Caribbean. The cicadas are a comforting reminder of a home I once … Continue reading

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Stop Visualizing Success

“I’ve always wanted to travel,” people say. “I’ve always wanted to write a book,” say others. “I really should sit down and think through that idea I had.” “I’m finally putting my thoughts in order and am almost ready to … Continue reading

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