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IS IT ANY WONDER STUDENTS TAKE LEGAL DRUGS…?

February 11th, 2018

I have to wonder how much better students would be if we started teaching meditation in kindergarten. We could do that, but then we might just be medicating rather than eliminating the problem.

JUST WAIT UNTIL THEY HIT CALCULUS…

September 5th, 2016

I didn’t either.

UNLEARNERD…? HOW ABOUT NEVER LEARNED…?

August 28th, 2016

My personal theory, as an educator, is that students don’t unlearn, or even forget very much, over the 10 weeks or so of summer vacation; they simply never actually learned the material in the first place. Oh, they may have crammed for exams, and done well, but that is very different from learning

IF ONLY… : )

July 25th, 2016

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY…*

May 8th, 2016

Motherly love/situational amnesia is the only reason the human race lasted past the first birth. *Yes, Mother’s Day, not Mothers (or Mothers’) Day.

AHHH, SPRING BREAK WASN’T THAT BAD…

March 26th, 2016

FOR THE CLASS OF 2015…

May 18th, 2015

A FINE SHARED FAMILY EXPERIENCE…

April 29th, 2015

WHY THE LINE WAS OUT THE DOOR AT MALLEY’S…

February 14th, 2015

This Malley’s…

THIS IS REALLY BAAAD…

February 6th, 2015

There was a story running around Ohio University in the early ’80s about a RTV major from up north tasked with reading the farm report one morning. He did well, so the tale goes, until he came to the current prices for sheep where he read: and “Eee Wees are up twenty-five cents.” The story […]

THE RATIO OF CARRIED-TO-READ FOR KEROUAC IS…?

January 3rd, 2015

My guess? Somewhere greater than 50:1.

ON THE HCWW FRIDGE: COFFEE HOUSE COOL…

November 14th, 2014

I HAVE SO DONE THIS…

October 10th, 2014

COFFEE-OUT-THE-NOSE FUNNY…

October 9th, 2014

AND THEN MY FRIENDS FELL OVER LAUGHING…

September 21st, 2014

I think this happened in my Freshman year at Warren High School. A relative in his 20s was using the word dude a lot and, like all non-conformist teenagers, I tried the word out for myself. After my friends stopped laughing, I never used the word again.

THE WAY OUT FROM THE BOSS’ EVERWAR…

September 16th, 2014

ME TOO, WALT… ME TOO…

September 14th, 2014

THE ESSENCE OF BEGINNER’S MIND IS…

September 13th, 2014

KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE PRIZE…

September 12th, 2014

JEREMY, BECOME ONE WITH THE WALT…

September 11th, 2014

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