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Am I Having Fun?

James King Uncategorized

I made more money at jobs with a high school diploma than I do as a teacher. 15 years have passed. I completed an associate’s degree as well as my bachelor’s. I left well paying jobs, took on debt, and

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Most Spirited

James King Uncategorized

Earlier this week, just a few moments after sunrise, I found myself looking down at my school from atop a steep slope. I was pulling weeds, and raking a rocky hillside. No. This was not penance for some classroom stunt.

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Perspective

In Search of New Perspectives

James King Education

In undergrad, I recall having a class discussion about how many ‘hats’ teachers had to wear. It was accompanied by a cartoon with a leaning tower of ball caps precariously placed atop a teacher’s head. I am sure you are

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Still, I Blog

James King Uncategorized

To pull back a curtain, I’ll let you know that I wrote a generic blog post a few months back to keep around in the event I was stressed or in a pinch the week I was scheduled to post

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A Fighter

James King Uncategorized

Have you ever been punched in the gut by a realization? Have facts ever felt like a jab to your jaw? After a near-knock-out from some upsetting statistics, I was down on the mat. I am lucky to have a

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