Monthly Archives: January 2016

Arts Integration: The new (old) way to teach

Being a teacher is hard. It’s a profession that has become so convoluted by reform, change, policy, rules, procedures, curriculum, assessment, data, acronyms, workshops, paperwork, etc., etc. etc. You know how hard it is, because I’ve told you countless times and have lamented endlessly about the plight of a modern day teacher. Usually, I wind […]

When it’s all said and done…

Today, I had the bittersweet pleasure of attending a local, elderly man’s funeral service. Bitter because death always is, but sweet because I was amazed by the number of people standing in the funeral home, talking about what a great man he was. It’s not very often you see so many people celebrating the life of […]