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I took my annual Technology Proficiency Test that all SC public school educators must take.  I’m not sure there is a penalty for not doing well. I guess I would need to go back and read up on this proviso.  Based on the login page, it is merely used for funding school districts.  But does […]

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What’s on the Horizon?

Wow it is really hard to believe that summer is slipping away. I’ll begin work in my new digs the first Monday in August. I decided to clean out my calendar of dates related to my last job (one I will fondly miss!!) as I prepare to be new yet again. Sigh. What’s difficult is […]

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Tomatoes and Corn

Nothing says July in South Carolina like vine ripe tomatoes and freshly shucked corn from the garden! Tomatoes spotted–a plan is hatched The other day I went by my husband’s school to help do a little work, and we stayed until the end of the workday. As we left the office area, I noticed a […]

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In Support of “Sanfordville”

Many teachers across my state (South Carolina) are in danger of losing their jobs. Why? Not because they are bad teachers, but because our governor.  Again, posturing for his future political interests, he is making nationwide news–refusing to use stimulus money to save teachers and police officers jobs.  There have been protests at the state […]

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Growing Pains…again

Sometimes mistakes can make us grow.  A week or so ago I goofed in responding to a fellow friend’s rant on a listserv—he just made a statement that it was time to move to a better forum than a list for some of our conversations—but me in all my Einstein thinking, decided to tease him […]

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Yes I’m on spring break this week, and I’m just sitting here today enjoying the “nothing to do syndrome”–a rarity in my life! I was checking my email, pitying all those school districts who’ve already had there spring break, or worse (like my husband/son’s school district) have yet to have theirs. Yes I’ll be very […]

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Recently I traveled my 170 mile trip home (I work in a different town from my family, and only visit home on the weekends) and arrived only to be totally disgusted that I did not pack any jeans. Worse, not a single pair of pants! Now before I draw a pity party, let me say […]

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I read where Kathy Schrock and Doug Johnson recently provided a history or timeline of sorts to document their careers, so thought I’d take a moment to do mine. I am no comparison to those two who are quite accomplished educators. But it does help me when I reflect over my growth. In taking this […]

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