Ms. Teaching and Mr. Learning are Holding Hands

Hi, as you may know, I was hired in Hamtramck, Michigan, as an English as a Second Language Teacher. I have about 85 “high level” English Language Learners on my caseload (from 4th to 8th grade). I travel every half hour to a different classroom. It’s an awesome job. While reflecting on the New Year,…

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 21,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 8 sold-out performances for that many…

Terrible Political Marketing for RINOs #rino

Wow. I just received this email from a high-ranking member of the Republican Party, and I think its pretty terrible. I admit that, as a student of political culture, I don’t research how Americans grasp “Party Identification.” This is because I observe that Americans share multiple core values, some of which are liberal, republican, and…