teaching

Ruth Sermons

I had the opportunity to preach through the book of Ruth over the last few weeks @ Grace Bible Church. In my preparations I listened to sermons by Voddie Bachaum, David Platt, Alistair Begg, and Mark Driscoll. Much of what…

Compass or Map

Compass or Map

The goal of teaching is to enable and empower students to navigate this world with a compass, but I’ve been teaching them with maps. Here’s what I mean: As a teacher, I work very hard show my students the steps…

Woodshop Update

I’ve been teaching woodshop for over 8 months now and thought it was probably time for a little update. YES!!! ALL MY STUDENTS STILL HAVE ALL THEIR FINGERS!! Long story short. I like it. I didn’t really know what to…

Teaching Wood Shop

“Working on my carpentry skills – wanna be like the Master!” I just became the “Industrial Technology” teacher at Clute Intermediate and I’m excited about the possibilities! As a former Social Studies teacher who has very little experience in wood…

First Circle

I want my students to live in the “First Circle.” Let me explain. When I was a youth minister, someone once showed me the “First Circle” concept. I honestly don’t know where it originated, but I have reworked it a…

Moon Mission Cut Short

Well…it looks like my 6th grade Social Studies Moon Mission (see my previous post) will be cut short. A couple of weeks ago, the principal came to me and said that although she’d like to rehire me, the school district…

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