Teaching

Teaching Health And Wellness

Teaching Health And Wellness

For every article that appears on Interdigitized, there are probably 4 or 5 that never get published. This happens for a number of reasons: I’ll start writing and become distracted or need to do something else then never return to…

Teaching Civics in the Year of The Donald

Teaching Civics in the Year of The Donald

Earlier this year, I asked my 8th grade social studies class to raise their hand if they would be turning fourteen before November.  Most of them raised their hands.  “That means,” I told them, “that you will be able to…

2016: A New Odyssey

2016: A New Odyssey

“Looks like freedom but it feels like death / It’s something in between, I guess.” – Leonard Cohen, “Closing Time“ Since deciding the adjunct life was not working for me, I’ve been taking my time to explore job opportunities, consider…

Into the Wild: Moving Away from Adjunct Teaching

Into the Wild: Moving Away from Adjunct Teaching

I’ve been far more distracted from the blog and pleasurable writing than I intended being this year. My days and nights have been filled with the unpleasant tasks of composing cover letters and carefully filling out online applications. I made…

Unintentional Summer Hiatus

Unintentional Summer Hiatus

It’s good to write a new post after a long seasonal break. As the title suggests, this wasn’t planned but we’ve certainly been investing our time in many other activities. With school ramping up and Fall right around the corner,…

Teaching Columbus to Kids

Teaching Columbus to Kids

Every person who’s worked in a place with a copy room knows that it can, at times, turn into a wasteland of forgotten originals left behind on the glass.  Any curious person who’s worked in a place with a copy…

Medieval Times

Medieval Times

For the six years now I have assisted in chaperoning the seventh grade on an annual trip four hours away by coach bus to Lyndhurst, New Jersey to attend Medieval Times (1-800-WE-JOUST), a two-hour “dinner and tournament.”  Those of you…