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expectationsandreality Education 

Reality and Expectations in Education

I think I’m starting to hate being a teacher, and my hatred didn’t spawn from some unknown underworld¬†without warning. Nope. This has been a long time coming. I’ve worked in more schools than the average teacher (with my limited experience): Two elementary schools Two middle schools One high school. Positions I’ve held: School teacher Teacher’s aid Library assistant Tutor Computer instructor History teacher English teacher I’ve done pretty much everything shy of administration, though I’ve taken on some administrative roles at a few charters. With my experience, I’ve come to…

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jordan lebron Writing 

LeBrons and Jordans

Recently, I made a comment to someone. It’s difficult to describe in context, so let me summarize: Person A made a general comment, such as, “In order to be successful, you must create an emotional bond with your clients.” I responded, “That’s not true. I know a very successful leader that used respect and rule enforcement to guide his followers. Person B added, “That may be so, but how many LeBrons and Jordans are there in the world?” Person B is who I’d like to discuss. Though the gentleman is…

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