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Don't be like a mouse in an experiment looking for food pellets. Don't keep pressing that "get mail" constantly. Set aside 4-6 times each day to check your email (7am, 10am, 1pm, 3pm, 6pm), and get work done in the inbetween times. A lot of time, the emails will resolve themselves without your involvement.
The State Board of Education is considering a change to teacher's salary schedule that will effectively eviscerate any reward for higher degrees (Master's, PhDs). Looking back, I particularly remember the influence certain teachers I had in high school in math and science, and all of the ones that were most influential, I remember, all had "Dr." in front of their name.
My understanding is that the long-term move is to 'dumb down' teaching so it's much akin to the low-level tech…Continue