Category Archives: teaching

Intangible Rewards

Teaching is not a lucrative profession.  I leave home at 5:30 AM and arrive home between 5:30 to 6:00 in the evening so it’s certainly a full-time job but even so the pay is so low that my kids are still eligible … Continue reading

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Waiting to Exhale

We are studying the atmosphere in 8th grade science class and the students just learned that Earth’s atmosphere is pressing against them with a force of 14.7 pounds per square inch. Lately I’ve been feeling it.  I am enormously busy! … Continue reading

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School Starts on Monday

For the entire family!  That’s right – I finally (yesterday) landed a teaching job as a science teacher in a middle school about half an hour from home.  I have orientation and teacher work day on Friday and  then we … Continue reading

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