Sunday, June 10, 2018
As a note: I've been diagnosed with what, at the time, was called dysthymia. It is now called persistent depressive disorder. I do not c...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
On Pressure and Summer Work
A couple of days ago, an education themed account tweeted out the following: https://twitter.com/SteeleThoughts/status/1000152401955958784...
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Accommodations Don't Lower the Standard
I tried several ways to make the intro to this post very general, but I don't know how to. It's inspired by a short thread I saw on ...
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Mental Health for Teachers
As we close Mental Health Awareness Month, I'd like to share a story. At the beginning of my fourth year teaching, the Superintendent br...
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Open the Door
When I taught high school resource, half of my day was spent teaching history, 1/4 was spent teaching a resource pull-out class, and 1/4 of...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Not A Fidget Spinner Post (I Promise)
These are examples of statements I've seen on Twitter in the last few weeks... "Fidget spinners are distractions, not focus tools...
Intro, Or, How I Decided To Do The Thing Teachers On Twitter Do
About a year and a half ago, a presenter at a California Teacher's Association conference had almost convinced me that the best free pro...
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