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Kevin Cullen (CoachKJC)
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I get paid to make kids think.
I get paid to make kids think.

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History--Facts to Opinions (Dear Katie V3 #14)
Dear Katie, In class, I am nearing the end of my unit on the Byzantine Empire.  We began a few weeks ago discussing the failed launch of New Coke in the 80's and used that as a launching pad to discuss "New Rome", the city of Constantinople.  Through weeks ...

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Why You Coach (Dear Katie V3 #13)
Dear Katie, About 20 years ago, I ran into a college buddy of mine who was a basketball coach. He had the recent honor of spending an hour of one on one time (talking, not playing,)with who many believe to be the greatest coach in any sport of all time, Joh...

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Thankful
1 Thessalonians 5:18 Give thanks in all circumstances;  for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. I am Thankful for being raised in a loving FAMILY who sacrificed for me in order that I may have the preparation I needed both in my professional ca...

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EdCampNJ--The Take Away (Dear Katie V3#12)
Dear Katie, I hope you enjoyed your experience at EdCampNJ yesterday.  After attending two Padcamps, it was my first time experiencing an EdCamp and I was impressed for the amount of coordination and effort that the planning team displayed in how smoothly t...

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Novelists & Tweeters (Dear Katie V3 #9)
Dear Katie, I will never play Pictionary with your aunt as my partner ever again. A few years ago, we were playing Pictionary at a friends house, and boy did I get frustrated.  I was a good Pictionary player.  I remember a time in college that myself and a ...

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The Wall Came Tumblin' Down (Dear Katie V3 #11)
Dear Katie, Sometimes there will be days when you teach that you will have to throw away the lesson.  Some days will be because of tragedies such as 9/11 or ones on a more local level.  Other days will be due to great moments in history.  Such as my first e...

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Coaching Champions (Dear Katie V3 #10)
Dear Katie, The other week, I had the honor of coaching a great group of middle school boys to a county championship in soccer.  When you get your first teaching position, I highly recommend taking on a coaching position or becoming a sponsor of a school cl...

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Response to Cheating (Dear Katie V3 #8)
Dear Katie, Today I am writing to you about the joy you receive as a teacher when a student "gets it".  However, it is not my student who "got it" but your first grade cousin. A few weeks ago, your aunt and I received a note home from Maddie's teacher telli...

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Free Form Radio & The Dutch (Dear Katie #3 V6)
Dear Katie, When you hear a DJ on a radio station introduce a song, he/she probably did not select it to be played.  A station manager typically selects the songs in the rotation for the day and some DJ's are nothing more than talking heads who stick to the...
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