Chris Margolin

Whether the Weather Be Hot, or Whether the Weather Be Cold, Keep Teaching

In this column of "Confessions of an Educator," Chris Margolin shares how to weather the weather, whether you feel like it or not.   Set your timer for 30 seconds and repeat the following phrase as fast as you can, over and over again, until each and every word is crystal clear:
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Chris Margolin

Chris Margolin spent more than a decade in Education as a high school English teacher, and is now an Instructional Coach for the Longview School District. He is the founder of The Poetry Question, an online journal which focuses on reviews of small press poetry publications, and runs a regular series called "The Power of Poetry," where notable poets share their personal stories of how poetry has affected their lives. Margolin resides in Vancouver, Washington with his wife, and daughter. 

Objective Journalism Is Not Unbiased Journalism

At a time when media outlets claim to be unbiased and fair, they do a disservice to the truth. Not all ideas deserve the same amount of media coverage; and when incorrect ideas held by a minority are propagated, they lend more credence than is deserved.