Tag Archive | "High School"

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Teaching More than Just the Class

Posted on 07 May 2019 by

One teacher that has had a huge impact in my life as a student was my 12th grade psychology teacher, Mr. Wade. I will never forget the first day I went inside my class, and I saw a man who is in a wheelchair.  When I went inside, he turned and greeted me. He welcomed […] Continue Reading…

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One Eye Open

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

I really, really love music. I love that it can be such a creative and motivational tool for all of my endeavors. I love music so much that I walk around my house and have one-man dance parties to it practically every day. It was my saving grace in high school. I was the millennial […] Continue Reading…

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Don’t Stay in School: A Collective Response

Posted on 02 May 2015 by

When the long haired rapper known only as Dave, creator of BoyInABand.com, posted his music video, “Don’t Stay In School,” he was trying to cause discussion.  What Dave wasn’t prepared for, however, was just how big of a response he would get.  Although not actually encouraging students to drop out, the video raised the issue […] Continue Reading…

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A Changing Mindset

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

Change is important. In my case, change was extremely pivotal to my growth as a young man. Graduating high school and going to college was a huge transition, and I knew that I had to move along with it. Back when I attended high school I was always to myself, I had very little confidence […] Continue Reading…