The Relevant Classroom

Mamacita says:  How updated and relevant do you want your doctor’s skills to be?  Would you be content with a dentist who graduated in 1985 and hasn’t updated a single skill since then?  Could you trust your children to a … Continue reading

More Things I Haven’t Done Yet

Mamacita says: Just because I haven’t done these things yet doesn’t mean I’ll never do them. I ain’t dead yet. Then again, some things most people do all the time don’t interest me in the least, so, yeah, I’ll never … Continue reading

Plutarch Nailed It.

Mamacita says:  Guess what. Not every student is ‘more alert’ in the mornings. Believe it or not, many students are nearly comatose early in the morning and their brains spring into action later in the day. This is not always … Continue reading

Potty Mouth, Wiggly Little Boys, Recess, and Reading

“No two people are alike, and both of them are damn glad of it.” Mamacita says:  That’s a quotation; that’s not me saying “damn,” although I frequently occasionally do. I am, to my shame, greatly afflicted with “potty mouth,” and … Continue reading

It Ain't Rocket Science

Mamacita says:  I know it’s not really possible to solve our public schools’ problems with a simplistic approach, but it does seem as if even a little common sense is sadly lacking somewhere. Why else would schools put up with … Continue reading

2008 Edublog Nominations

Mamacita says:  Education is important in so many ways; it would be impossible to list them all.  No way.  Not possible.  However, I think we can all safely say that the main two components that determine whether or not our … Continue reading