Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Parking Space and The Bookstore

Today, I went to a local bookstore located in a popular outdoor mall. The parking lot was crowded. As far as I could see, there were no parking spots along the route I was on. That all changed when a … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Reading List

My fall 2013 reading list includes: Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day¬† by Todd Henry Boundaries For Leaders: Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously In Charge by Dr. Henry Cloud The Seed: Finding Purpose And Happiness In Life and … Continue reading

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Midlothian ISD Enrollment Update

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MHS Video Gaming Class

Video Gaming is one of the elective classes at Midlothian High School. Mr. Sam Wrinkle is the instructor. Probability, cause and effect, and outcomes are all part of the critical thinking skills needed to build board or video games. Mr. … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Teacher?

Students at T. E. Baxter Elementary School (Midlothian ISD, TX) answered the question: What makes a good teacher? Fun Nice Loves us when we are sad Funny Very nice and honest … A good leader Gives us help Is not … Continue reading

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A Learning Organization: Free to Be Me

Midlothian ISD is a Learning Organization. In a learning organization, colleagues have the liberty and moral imperative to learn. Liberty means that I am free to be me. The good that I am as a person and as an educator … Continue reading

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Midlothian ISD Enrollment Day 6 (Sept 3, 2013)

Student enrollment is up from the same date (Day 6) last school year. Today (Sept 3, 2013), Midlothian ISD had 7,658 students enrolled. The day after Labor Day last school year, MISD had 7,509 students enrolled. This is an increase … Continue reading

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