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I’m happy to announce that I’ve launched a new blog, Learning Facilitated, and will be returning to blogging with regular articles and posts there. I may on occasion cross-post here, but I wanted to broaden the potential author base with a new blog. At the moment I’ll will be working with two other educators in [...]

Congratulations to Derek Olson for being named our new 2008 Minnesota Teacher of the Year! Derek received the award in the wake of Carleen Gulstad’s resignation for personal reasons in June of this year. Derek will make an excellent Teacher of the Year, and is incredibly deserving of the honor. He is a highly respected [...]

I wanted to make a quick post first and foremost to congratulate our new Minnesota Teacher of the Year, Carleen Gulstad. She is both articulate and enthusiastic, and will be a wonderful representative for Minnesota educators! Congratulations, Carleen! I’m very happy for you!
In speaking with Carleen about the future of this blog, we decided that [...]

Being the Minnesota Teacher of the Year has been both the most challenging and the most rewarding year I have spent in education. The three months since my last post in this blog have rocketed by, and it’s hard to think that in only three and a half more months there will be a new [...]

Whoops. Sorry it’s been a while since I’ve updated. With the flurry of activity at the end of school, things got fairly busy during the first half of June. By the time things wrapped up, I was fairly spent. After a week of playing with my children, entertaining visiting friends, and watching some movies, I’ve [...]

My grading backlog is gone! Every single paper I’ve gotten over the last three weeks is now graded and entered into the computer. To be honest, it didn’t take as long as I thought it would. I had been grading parts of stuff when I had some free time over the past three weeks, and [...]

It’s been nine days since the award banquet, and I’ve been jotting down notes every day about the events that have happened since receiving the Minnesota Teacher of the Year award. My first goal with this blog is to fill out these notes and get them posted. I’m hoping to be able to accomplish this [...]