One would never guess that gentle and soft-spoken Bernadette DeLaurie is a teaching dynamo in the classroom. This veteran biology teacher, who has spent the last nine years at Roselle Catholic High School, has a modern and refreshing philosophy about the role of the teacher in education today.
I recently made a conscious decision to get over my fear of technology, defined by me as any new gadget that promises to make my life easier. I feel all alone in a war of wires, connectors, adapters and operating systems, not to mention tech talk that flows like melted butter off the tongues of those not technologically challenged.
Late night comedians, such as David Letterman, know that the sure way to hit the jackpot in ratings is to make fun of Governor Christie’s weight. A surer bet for high ratings is to have the Governor himself come on your show while you do this to him in person. Considering his short fuse and bluster, Chris Christie is surprisingly a good sport about it all. And that’s the problem. Why can’t our governor just lose some weight?