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Vocation

Same But Different: The Need for Reassurance

Education is a profession that is scientifically crafted yet artistically delivered. There are research-based practices known to be ...
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Movement Matters

Kids at my school greatly look forward to an annual event we call “iMove.” Teachers and volunteers spend ...
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The Power of a Smile and the Art of Relational Kindness

I sit in my office very early each morning. It is my time to be alone and to ...
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Walk Up Music in School?

If you’ve ever attended a Major League Baseball game (or many other sports for that matter) you are ...
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In Danger of Extinction?

As I write this blog, I recall a hymn that I learned from my grandmother when I was ...
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Blank Page

I love my calling! As a Lutheran school teacher, I get to teach my students about Jesus. I ...
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Pray WITH Your Students

“Mr. Black, I am really nervous about my grandfather. He has COVID-19 and is not doing well. I ...
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Christian Vocation

In my last post I discussed the roundabout way I got into teaching. This time, I’m going to ...
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