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May 22 2012

#38: Summer camp

This summer will be an interesting contrast to last.  At this time last year, I was gearing up for Institute while trying to wrap everything up at school.  Now, I’m anticipating doing some work with my new debate team, but spending a lot more time at home taking care of my wife who is incubating…

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May 22 2012

#37: Gratuitous

Basketball teams based out of non-San Antonio cities are inferior in every conceivable way to basketball teams based in San Antonio.

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May 18 2012

#35: End of Year Survey

What are the two or three biggest lessons you’re taking away from your corps experience? These could be lessons about your students, yourself, the community where you work, the achievement gap (its causes, the most promising solutions, etc.), our schools and school system, education policy, Teach For America-specific lessons, or anything else–we’re interested in hearing…

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I’ve been mulling over in my brain all year an idea TFA bombarded us with at Induction and Institute.  The buzzword “transformational change” was bandied about more times than I care to think about.  I don’t have all the literature in front of me, but the basics of transformational change were that we have two…

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May 07 2012

#33: Homelife

I said this in December 2011: (1)  I have bouts of dread when I realize I will have children at some point soon and I realize that my precarious balancing act will be disrupted once more because I will choose the needs of my family over my career.  I hope I will make this choice…

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