“You Can’t Take a Donkey and Make Him Win the Kentucky Derby.” (With Example.)

We had our district-wide kick-off assembly this morning. Snacks were a little skimpy: muffin in a cup, fruit in a cup, juice, coffee. Bacon or other pork product was nowhere in sight. It was supposed to last us from 8 until noon. It didn’t, I can tell you what. I was seriously dopey (oxymoron?) by […]

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CSI?

Every year, I threaten to stop putting myself through this. As I have said before, let social studies or someone else teach the research paper. Let someone else slog through in-text citations. (“What? After every fact? There’s gonna be a ton of them.” Yes, I know.) Let someone else read another encyclopedia paper about the […]

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