Holden Clemens

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Tags Student Engagement
August 19, 2011

As we move deeper into August, teachers start to get antsy as the first day of school approaches. Some teachers are thrilled and others are despondent. But most of us are somewhere in the middle -- sad about the end of summer, but ready to get back in the saddle. Over the years, I have come...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
August 4, 2011

Holden Clemens (a pseudonym) is a teacher in Springfield, U.S.A. In today's post, he continues his series on practical tips for working with various exasperating educational archetypes.

A few years back I was working at Pascoe Senior High School and I was teaching a...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
June 16, 2011

Holden Clemens (a pseudonym) is a teacher in Springfield, U.S.A. Here, he continues his series on practical tips for working with the gamut of exasperating educational archetypes.

Actual email I received the other day:

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Tags Administrators
May 11, 2011

Holden Clemens (a pseudonym) is a teacher in Springfield, U.S.A. In today's post, he continues his series on practical tips for working with the gamut of exasperating educational archetypes.

I would like to tell you a story about the Invisible Administrator. I know what you...

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Tags Student Engagement
April 25, 2011

Editor's Note: Holden Clemens (a pseudonym) is an educator who has dedicated his life to providing hope to students in his classroom. He is also a humorist, and he hopes to bring smiles to the faces of hard working educators around the globe. This is the first in his series on how to teach to...

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Tags Assessment
April 1, 2011

Editor's Note: Today's guest blog is by Holden Clemens. Mr. Clemens is an educator. This makes him slightly more qualified than most politicians to comment on education.

Hello!

I would like to take this moment to in honor of today -- Scott Walker Day -- to share my...

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