Take Two

This week, my three-minute video response for being named a top 20 National Teachers Hall of Fame finalist is due, so I thought I’d share here.  If you’ve come this far, go ahead and give it a look. If you remember, I made it into last year’s finalists, too: top 10, even. Since I was […]

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UPDATED: Eek! Finally! My TV Debut! What?

Jan. 21 update: The roads this morning were horrible, so hubby turned the car around brought me back home. We will be rescheduling my debut TV appearance sometime next week, and I will keep you all posted! Spread the word, share the news, and set your DVRS! I will be making my television debut this […]

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5 Things Writing Helped Me Understand after Nearly Dying (Twice)

“You are the author of your own life story,” the skinny strip of green bubble letters outlined in neon pink promised. It used to hang above the chalkboard on the far wall of my classroom. Back then, I believed in that language arts message as hallowed inspiration. Now? Teacher-catalog bullshit. Only recently, I had become […]

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