The start of the school year comes with such a rush of energy that is a floodgate opened after a heavy rain. Ideas that have been percolating for the entire summer are finally able to be put into practice. Student organization charts, seating plans, introductory lessons, engaging flipped or blended learning. The first few weeks … Continue reading The Grind
At this point in the school year there are so many things that have either gone wrong or are in the process of going wrong. Classes are often disrupted by assemblies, units are disrupted by testing, and spring fever is in the air as students and teachers alike gaze out the window at the warm, blue … Continue reading It’s not all bad
Sometimes it feels like what I do is look up from the bottom of a well...and cry. I get this a lot more than you would think I would even though it’s 2017. Some of my friends have this nasty habit of thinking that because they are a VP of a corporation, that if they … Continue reading “What do you do all day?”
Pete recounts his experience leaving the profession and explains why.