I Write Because the World Needs More Honesty

Why do I write? Why do I feel compelled to write down the jumbled up thoughts bouncing around in my head? I mean, it's not as if the words magically flow out of my head and through my fingertips with great ease, that's for sure. The process of writing is not easy. To be honest,…

And the Survey Says…

Twice a year, teachers in my district are required to survey the students in their class(es). The first survey is delivered in October. Students are invited to answer questions pertaining to their experiences in class (aka...'Rate Your Teacher'). And then, teachers analyze the results, wipe the tears from their eyes, swallow the lump in their…