You are what you love
Why didn’t I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (via larmoyante)

mymodernmet:

Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, putting them side-by-side in the some of the most adorable portraits ever.

Parent to child at the library: Shhh...remember what we said about being loud in the library?
Child: We'll wake up the books.
Parent: That's right.
People who believe they’ll be happy if they go and live somewhere else, learn it doesn’t work that way. Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.
Neil Gaiman (via hellanne)

karibikes:

ladyhistory:

THIS IS LITERALLY WHAT BEING A TEACHER FEELS LIKE

Amen

christina-in-alaska:

wincherella:

So, I would like to go to our Board office and take away all their computers. Tell them that they can only use them for an hour between 2-3 and they have to sign up for them at least a week in advance, and they can’t sign up for them more than two days in a row. Also, when they actually have the…

I feel you, Winch.

Our district is switching to math and LAs programs in the elementary where the testing will on be online. The only computers the elementary currently has to work with are completely outdated (and there’s no plan to replace them). All of the Mac desktops from upstairs (JH/HS) are being moved to the elementary to accommodate these new programs.

I’m super excited about these new programs, but the amount of technology they require and the amount of technology we don’t have is stressing me out.

I hear y’all.
We just found out our school won a $600k one-to-one tech grant for next year (woop!)- and we were immediately informed that they need to upgrade our campus wifi infrastructure to handle the traffic.
It “should” be ready in November.
You know, three months after the semester stars.
Thanks for giving my headache a heads up.

My first love
was some insignificant boy
when it should have been
myself.
Michelle K., First Love. (via asimetricna-vagina)
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang
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Common Core testing prepares our students for what they’ll face as adults: pointless stress and confusion.