Why I Write

As many of you may know, tomorrow is the National Day on Writing. I feel compelled to write this post mostly because I have been writing consistently for almost 20 years and it is part of who I am. Tucked away in my hallway closet upstairs, wrapped in a plastic bag, are the scribblings, musings,…

Thanks Currix!

A big and belated ‘Thank You’ to Currix for helping me out with raising money for my robotics club! You can now not only help out my project, but you can also get a slick guide to starting your own club! You can purchase the guide by clicking here. It costs $25 and includes steps…

A Tribute to My Father

This post is way overdue, but it’s been on my mind for a while. I wrote a post for my mother a month or so ago and it’s only fair that I express my gratitude for my father as well. I have been blessed with two wonderful parents, and each have played a large role…

The Falsehood of School Choice

Pennsylvania’s new Governor, Tom Corbett, ran on a platform of school vouchers. He and his neighbor, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have been pushing for legislation to bring more of them to their respective states.  Most of the arguments I have heard supporting school vouchers is that they support school choice. This idea that being…

edcamp Philly 2011

I am so excited to announce the second annual edcamp Philly!  It is a day full of learning and making connections with teachers just like you! When: Saturday, May 21stWhere: Jon Huntsman Hall, University of PennsylvaniaCost: FREE! The day is completely unstructured until that morning, when the schedule of sessions is built by the attendees…