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Purge/Binge & Some Ephemera

I’m purging my RSS feeds again. The last time I did it completely was 2008. It has been far too long. ¬†Currently I’m sitting at 248 feeds and have been using Google Reader since 2007- roughly 6 years and 203,731 items read. That’s about 93 items a day, every day for 6 years. Clearly, I […]

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Guest Post

Hello Ms. Rivas, I would be interested in a post that details why allowing random people who solicit you via email to guest post on your blog is a terrible idea. Seriously, Tom On Feb 24, 2012, at 5:38 AM, Katheryn Rivas wrote: Hi Tom, I hope this email finds you well. I only recently […]

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All My Cars are Immigrants

I heard this line coming home. My drama need a passport. All my cars are immigrants.1 How could I not make a poster for Gucci Mane and adding a whole slew of immigrant cars? I’m sure he meant he had a lot of Kias. 1 Language and themes in this song are questionable if you […]

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Edu-pumkin II – The Bava

Unlike Jim Groom, who only lavishes surface praise while harboring deep hatred, I truly respect the Bava and integrate him into our family’s holiday traditions1. I had to make a hole in the back of Jim’s head to let some of the hot air out. Still needs some work though as the candle keeps going […]

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Cartoons keep speaking to me

These are not the voices you want reminding you of where education is headed. Centralized pacing guides, centrally created lesson plans and myriad of other choices are moving teachers into the role of trained chickens with little choice and less say about what happens in their classrooms. Standardization is great for planning and scaling but […]

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