My first month of real teaching

I leave Diablo Valley College each Tuesday and Thursday exhausted but on the equivalent of a mental high. Teaching two Introduction to Business sections back-to-back is a full body+mind workout that I've never experienced before. My classroom I'm three weeks in with thirteen more to go until the end of the semester. I've learned a… Continue reading My first month of real teaching

My unannounced and inconsequential break from social media

I took about four months off of regularly reading and somewhat regularly posting to social media. I took Facebook off my phone entirely and removed all Facebook email notifications a while ago. LinkedIn followed. Then Twitter. With each step away from the incessant drone of snippets and soundbites my overall well-being improved. It felt like… Continue reading My unannounced and inconsequential break from social media