Prep School

I wanted to be a college professor; I wound up as a prep school History teacher.  But I still had a lot of fun for a good long time, and I never regretted the direction my teaching career had taken.  The posts below help to explain why.

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  1. “That’s Why They Paid Me the Big Bucks”–May 15, 2014.

2.  Testifyin’ at the PDC–November 15, 2014.

3.  “Teaching 21st-Century Students”–September 1, 2016.

4.  “Who Was That Masked Man?”–October 15, 2017.

5.  “That Don’t Call Me Dr. Excitement for Nothin’, You Know!”–November 15, 2017.

6.  Teaching Prep School with a PhD, 1–November 6, 2012.

7.  Teaching Prep School with a PhD, 2–December 1, 2013.

8.  Teaching Prep School with a PhD, 3–October 16, 2016.

9.  Teaching Prep School with a PhD. 4–October 15, 2018.

10.  The Book That Changed My Life–February 13, 2013.

11.  We’ve All Got to Start Somewhere, I Suppose–February 1, 2011.

12. High School, Now–and Then–September 1, 2012.

13. Reckoning with “The Dispossessed Majority,” 1989–February 1, 2018.

14. The Gathering–September 15, 2018.

15. One Historian’s “Contingent” Career, Part 1–February 1, 2020.

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For  those interested in reading more of my reflections on history, here are links to several books on the subject:

REABP CoverRancorous Enmities and Blind Partialities:  Parties and Factions in Georgia, 1807-1845 (University Press of America, 2015)

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In Pursuit of Dead Georgians:  One Historian’s Excursions into the History of His Adopted State (iUniverse, 2015)

Politics on the Periphery:  Factions and Parties in Georgia, 1783-1806 (University of Delaware Press, 1986)