Monthly Archives: February 2011

Unions These Days

There’s another big thing in the news that we teachers are following rather closely, and that’s the situation in Wisconsin between Scott Walker and the unions.  I’m a member of my local association (union), and like anything else, it is … Continue reading

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Dangerous Blogging?

The case of Natalie Munroe has certainly caught my attention.  After all, I’m a teacher and a blogger, and my blog is not remotely anonymous.  People know who I am and where I teach. And it’s not like I never … Continue reading

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New Verb: To Sliver

We had a warm holiday season here in Colorado, so we’re paying for that now.  The high today is supposed to be around freezing (so weird to think it was sixty last Saturday).  School was closed Tuesday and Wednesday because … Continue reading

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