Artifacts of the Schooldays: a new running blog category

So, after all of the recent digging around in my bedroom, I have come across many cool artifacts that I had never thought I would run into again.  Many of them were found stuffed into drawers with little concern for returning to them.  (We all know that feeling of stuffing items into a place just Read More …

Suburban libraries need to step up the game.

How can I possibly even begin to start generating quizzes online and download them as .pdf’s if I only get a 10-15kbps downlaoad?  Seriously?  This reflects poorly on librarians not realizing what their roles are: providing easy access to information.  I can understand coffeeshop bandwidths being slow, but public libaries?  Come on, it’s not like Read More …

Old Man-nerisms

Yes, I realized around 9 that I needed to get at least a couple of breathes of this fresh, Spring(?)-ish air.  So, I took the dog for a walk before proceeding with my lesson-writing.  I forgot how many memories are associated with my neighborhood.  I took a walk by the park, by the basketball court, Read More …

This is happening right now… Inauguration

So, I am in my Curriculum and Instruction class today during the inauguration… My professor asked if anyone was feeling particularly “teacherly”, and I responded with a half-shrug / raising of both of my hands as if to say, “Shouldn’t I always be?”  So, she asked me to manage the 50 or so college students Read More …