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    I must admit, the majority of the time I’m on Pinterest I am trying to procrastinate.  I either don’t want to go to work, write an essay, go to the gym, make my bed…pretty much anything I don’t want to do can cause me to get off of Facebook and onto Pinterest.  Once […]

Did Curiosity Kill the Cat?

This post is sparked by today’s Coffee and Convo about what it means to be an adult.  I had to leave before I could speak, so I’m going to summarize my idea on that first: -What are adults?  I think my working definition for the word “adult” is: An older human being who has a […]

What If School Was More Like Twitter?

Originally posted on My Island View:
Every educator knows what their school is like, but few really understand what Twitter is like. The Twitter experience, like school, is different for everyone. One’s contribution to the effort in either of these endeavors has a great deal to do with producing the outcomes. Simply put, the more…

Being Retarded

This is a great post from the Herding Cats blog on using the word retarded! Being Retarded

Why I Want To Be A Teacher

When I was in preschool, I remember telling my mom that I was going to be a kindergarten teacher.  I’m not quite sure what about that profession (and yes, teaching is a profession) attracted me, I just knew that I was going to spend my life in education.  Maybe my older friends told me stories […]