Spectacular

You never know what'll happen over a weekend. I was occupied like most other folks with a variety of things that kept me away from other things. One of those other things I was kept away from by some of the things that kept me away from them was one of the things that, at …

Bill of Rights

Kierstyn and Danielle, two students in my senior English class, made a video as a project for their Social Studies class about the Bill of Rights debate between the Federalists and anti-Federalists. They chose to stage the debate in the format of a Justin Bieber song. The result, which I find captivating for numerous reasons, …

Get ready…

My students got a blogging today. Not a flogging, but a blogging. A blogging unit. Kicking and screaming (I'm not sure if it'll be me or them), they will begin learning the nearly two-decade old craft of blogging and - I hope - will let me highlight, proffer, purvey, promote, feature, sling, serve up, whip …

Welcome and thanks

Welcome to my blog. I teach English at Cambridge High School in beautiful Cambridge, Idaho, population 368. I moved here in August 2012 from Boise, and love the small town environment. After my first year, we decided to stay so we bought a house and are really enjoyging the life and friends we've made here. …