Connecting the dots…from iPhones to Duck Calls

#IfIhadmyway, everybody would understand why my phone ringtone is quacking ducks!!

that MADDENing teacher

NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw played 2nd string quarterback to Phil Robertson in college.

The following is my speech for the Staley High School 2013 National Honor Society Induction Ceremony.

Ladies and gentleman of the Staley High School National Honor Society, you are here this evening because you have proven yourself to be a person of excellent character and high academic standards.

Tonight I challenge you to continue along this path of excellence but with one caveat.


If asked who is considered to be one of the most creative minds of our time, there is one name in particular on which we can agree.

The late Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Industries and inventor once said:

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a…

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About barbarawmadden

I began teaching in 1981, but after a few years decided staying home with my children was what was best for my family. After almost 20 years raising four children, I returned to the classroom in 2005.

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