10 Things I’d Rather Do than Grade Papers

Grading is the worst. Seriously. People considering teaching as a future career: this is your warning. Whether it’s essays, penmanship, research projects, or just simple quizzes and tests, here are a few things I’d rather do than grade papers. 1 Sit in traffic 2 Walk in late and be stared at 3 Burpees 4 Wake … [Read more…]

A Heart for Haiti, A Heart for Home

This past summer I had one of the greatest experiences any American could ever have. I went on a missions trip to Haiti. How does this have anything at all to do with teaching? I’m getting there. Just bear with me. The thing about missions trips is that you go on them expecting to change the … [Read more…]