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A Breakfast of Champions

Tuesday, June 25, 2013


This shall be today's breakfast choice with fresh fruit when I go downstairs to the Starbucks on the Lobby level.
I have put in 115 minutes of cardio and ST.
On to the shower, breakfast, and then professional development for teachers at the ISTE conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Sidebar with self: Yeah, they want us to consider ourselves as professionals, yet pay us like paupers. Go figure!
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RUNJEWELRUN 6/28/2013 12:01PM

    Yummy! Keep your head up :)

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JAZZEJR 6/28/2013 1:45AM

    emoticon Making me hungry!

Yes, isn't it strange that teaching is the only profession where the title "professional" is supposed to replace adequate pay. Well, I have seen that done in certain other jobs where they give the employee a title en lieu of pay, and it isn't until later that she (it's usually a "she") finally realizes, "Hey wait a minute."

I'm wondering if it evolved to that and stuck for teachers because initially they had little more education than the students they were teaching in the little one-room school houses. Then when they were required to be fully degreed and acredited and were finally called professionals, they accepted that "bone" they were thrown without demanding the due compensation. And they've just never caught up. I don't know...it's puzzling. In the public schools they have to try to teach their subject, while teaching discipline, social skills, and counseling kids with personal problems. In Europe, teachers don't get paid as much as in the U.S. (even most corporate positions are not paid as highly), but they only teach...period!


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CLPURNELL 6/28/2013 12:09AM

    emoticon

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X5X52000 6/27/2013 8:56PM

    Looks good!!! emoticon

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SPARKLE1908 6/25/2013 10:46PM

    That oatmeal looks delicious!!!!

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WALLAHALLA 6/25/2013 5:56PM

    federal law requires school attendance
we have to adhere to federal regulations
technically we are federal employees
so where are our federal pay and benefits?

breakfast looks good...mine was oatmeal with blueberries

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SNOWYOGA 6/25/2013 5:18PM

    Isn't that true! emoticon But your breakfast looks good!

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MARYALICE61 6/25/2013 1:52PM

    That looks like an awesome breakfast!

Have a blessed and glorious day! emoticon

Mary Alice

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KRISTINSGOALS 6/25/2013 11:48AM

    That looks yummy, Sonya!

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DOROTHYBERO 6/25/2013 9:15AM

    emoticon

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WORKNPROGRESS49 6/25/2013 9:13AM

    Great looking breakfast emoticon
They are yet to realize, that your profession is what helped them get to where they are today emoticon

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FUNNYBOYX 6/25/2013 8:48AM

    emoticon welcome to the new world order

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SKEEWEE2MEK 6/25/2013 8:48AM

    This looks delicious! Oh brave soul...in your profession the pay comes in other forms emoticon .

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