I wrote this post in my head at about 4am this Saturday morning, when I awoke with anxiety about next school year. The past few…Read More
This Week, with Debbie Downer
Husband is so great. Whenever there’s a news show about education, he TiVos it for me and we watch it together. Even on our 1st…Read More
Did You See The Memo About…Interventions?
I’m starting a new series on this blog, called “Did You See The Memo?” because there are so many things I have to say in…Read More
Making Lemonade, Blog Posts, and Whatnot
I accidentally got up at 6am today instead of 7am, and did not realize it until I was fully dressed, ready to go to school….Read More
Guest Writer: Debbie Downer
You ever have one of those days when you find out a 14-year-old former student murdered another student? Erm. Me neither. But if I did,…Read More
Obama on Climate Control
My fiancé and I have a tradition of watching Meet The Press every Sunday to catch up on the state of our nation.* It is…Read More
My Kingdom for a Printer
I’ve been following the saga of Mrs. Mimi, and her battle for basic needs in her school, such as a parking spot, in My Kingdom…Read More
I Believe You Have My Stapler.
You know that scene in Office Space in which Milton, the mumbling guy who has to move his desk all the time, has to move…Read More
Welcome to Developmentally Inappropriate University!
In my other life, when I am not wrestling with issues in urban education, I also work in private practice at a number of private…Read More
The One in Which My Lunch is Interrupted by a Faux Knife Fight
The teacher’s lounge can be a scary place to be. I have been assigned as the school psychologist in no less than 10 different schools…Read More