Archive for September, 2015

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Fifteen years!  Can you believe it?  I sure can’t.  Well, just like the start of the NFL season where every team feels hopeful of its chances to make it to the Super Bowl, the start of the school year brings a similar feeling of optimism.  The 2015-2016 school year feels like a mid-life crisis of sort for my educational career.  Halfway to retirement???  Some guys will go out and get a sports car when they experience a mid-life crisis in their personal life;  for my educational crisis, I went ahead and got a student-teacher from Lewis & Clark College.  His name is Raphe Pond, and I think by mentoring an aspiring teacher, I’ll have time to reflect on the educational process, as well as learning a few things from one of these Millennials.

With that being said, here’s to another great year.  A time of renewal and reflection…