Monthly Archives: February 2004


And so begins a brave new experiment in education–the bloggified classroom. Friday I signed up several students in my ninth grade English Class (and one very opinionated Acadec student) with their very own blogs. More to come Monday, from the … Continue reading

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An Epic Struggle on my Computer

Two nights ago I installed Red Hat Linux 9 on my Laptop computer–alongside the existing MS Windows XP. I would like to make the switch one of these days (mostly because I dislike Microsoft), and this setup should allow me … Continue reading

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Catherine Seipp on Blogosphere on National Review Online

Catherine Seipp on Blogosphere on National Review Online OK Annie, like I promised… This article exemplifies why I will never EVER teach in a suburban, yuppie, arrogant, holier (and more conservative) than thou school district, where rich “educated” parents have … Continue reading

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Baltimore Teachers Call In Sick (

OK, Dallas…take a hint! Baltimore Teachers Call In Sick ( A worsening budget crisis in the Baltimore school system hit a new peak yesterday when 620 teachers called in sick to protest a plan to impose across-the-board pay cuts or … Continue reading

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hello world…again

So…I actually did one of these about eight or nine years ago before anyone called it “blogging.” It lasted for all of two somewhat poetic but mostly pathetic entries. Here’s hoping this one does better, both in longevity and in … Continue reading

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