Out of a Job

The summer before my daughter started college at Texas Tech University, I accompanied her to Lubbock for Freshman Orientation.  She was invited to attend orientation the week set aside for the Presidential Scholars so they could begin to get to know each other.  I think there were about 50 or 60 in that group, but […]

My Students Are Maniacs!

This spring, I found myself in a position to purchase some badly needed laboratory supplies.  (Note to district administrators: approving a lump sum to a science teacher for lab supplies is akin to dropping a chocoholic with a spoon into a vat of Godiva dark chocolate raspberry truffle.)  One of my purchases–one that seemed a tad […]