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Deborah DeJong
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  • Oskaloosa, IA
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Finding Joy in Your Circumstances

Posted on November 7, 2010 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

Over the past several months I have found myself surrounded by people with nothing positive to say about their circumstances. They gripe and complain about everything from the weather to students, from parents to the administration. I tried to not let it affect me, but that is easier said than done. I found myself caught in the middle of all the negativity, and over time it took its toll on me. Before long I discovered that my attitude toward everything began to take on a new look,… Continue

The Importance of a PLN

Posted on November 6, 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

Three years ago I was called into my principal's office only to learn that the teaching world I knew and loved was soon to be turned upside down. "Deb, I want you to create three new technology classes to offer our 6th, 7th, and 8th graders next year," he said. My response? A resounding, "Huh? You want me to do WHAT?" After I picked myself up off the floor (I'd been teaching 8th grade language arts for 20 years) I said, "Ok, what do you want me to teach?" The response? "Whatever you want." So,… Continue

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