Novel in progress: Craftsman

 Let me preface this with explaining a hobby of mine.  National Novel Writing Month occurs every November, and participants sign up with the intent of writing the rough draft of a novel of no less than 50,000 words.  That’s right,…

Another reason to hate NCLB

The biggest issue I have with the No Child Left Behind legislation is its heavy emphasis on standardized testing.  The basic premise of the law is that if the kids can’t pass a test then the school is failing, and…

What fresh new hell is this?

Okay, so I stole the title from The Same Rowdy Crowd, but it’s a good title.  It’s fresh, it’s new, and I could just as well be putting you through an unimaginable amount of hell if you happen to follow…