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How I Got Sabbatical and What I Did Once I Got It

Having taught my first class of the spring semester today, I’m officially back in business in my day job as an English professor. But I actually warmed up my face-to-face teaching muscles when I gave a presentation last week — … Continue reading

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A Couple of Professional Milestones

Way back when, May 1999, I was at a crossroads in my new teaching career. Just less than a year earlier, in August 1998, I had quit my dead-end corporate job and, living off of student loans, I began my full-time teacher certification … Continue reading

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