This Christmas Team Whitaker did something totally off the reservation. We went on a cruise rather than the usual Christmas adventures. Love the extended family and all the Christmas fa-la-la-la, but I am sure we’re going to make this an every other year event for sure. The skinny: 7 night Western Caribbean Cruise on Royal … Continue reading Christmas 2015
This school year started off with very little fan fair. That’s a good thing, trust me. I’m OK with easing into gear and a slow take off to cruising altitude. Let’s look at the current state of affairs. The Exciting I have 15 students. Most are of Hispanic descent. I have more boys than girls … Continue reading And so it begins
This video sincerely voices my concerns for the boys in my class. I’ve always said that “school wasn’t made by a boy”. The very structure of MY class doesn’t encourage boys and really restricts them. That’s right I include myself. I’m just as guilty of trying to get my students to do exactly what I couldn’t … Continue reading Am I on the wrong side of the War?
You know that recently I finished my CrossFit level 1 cert. That was so much fun and it took a huge thing off my “to do” list. Now I’m focusing on a much healthier Jason. I really, truly do my best to be an easy going guy. I’m not as successful as I’d like to … Continue reading This has ZERO to do with teaching
Let’s get this party started Our neighborhood Park. It’s not much. I believe my HOA is in the process of replacing the playground in stages so the 1st stage is the swings. We gave it 2 bowties. We enjoy this park deeply. Not just because of the name. It’s neat and has a huge shade … Continue reading 2nd Whitaker Park Crawl
Creativity is an area I feel I can build, grow and expand in. I don’t think that I’m horrible, but I don’t think I create stuff like I should. So I’m reading a book on nurturing the creative mind. An activity in the book is asking “what if”. The more ridiculous the better. I sat … Continue reading 24 hours of “what ifs”
Bet you can’t guess what my girls got me for Father’s day. 1 guess. Wow, you’re pretty good. Got any good stock tips you want to share? I enjoy this time of year. Mother’s day last month now a celebration of dads. My girls have so much fun. When we factor in that this how … Continue reading Happy Father’s day