I have been so busy lately. Not really a good excuse, but it’s real. Mentally, I’ve n been to tired to blog. Give me this week and I will get back on my blog grind. I have a lot to talk about, just doing life has been keeping me from posting. Maybe, I’ll do a … Continue reading Why can’t I blog?
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?
The new school semester has started off so strong I haven’t had time to blog or to recount what happened last semester. Thankfully, I have a day off to think about it. Here’s what happened last semester in no particular order. I don’t have a filing system. However, my crazy paper mess makes sense to … Continue reading What happened last year
Last week started out excellent. My students came back really trying to learn. I was surprised cause it’s the post-Christmas blah. So proud them. This month is going to be a haul. We honestly only have 80 days left in this school year. It’s gone by so fast. Had some great bowties this week. Also … Continue reading New year surprise
I’ve had a little time this Summer to think about what I’m going to do next school year to really bring change in my class. I could really enjoy the rest of the time off and relax. But I chose to spend a little time thinking about the next school year. Here are some things … Continue reading Summer is for reflecting
Is there a school out there that does an end of the year survey of what worked, what didn’t and what certainly doesn’t need to happen again? There has to be some value to hearing what the staff thought about the last 170 or so days. Deep down inside I fear it would become a gripe session … Continue reading 2013-14 School year. The Good. The Bad. The Ugly.
I want to go on the record and say two things. I dislike mid seasons of TV programs. And second of all, this post has ZERO to do with education. A few weeks back I said Good bye for now to my favorite show, The Walking Dead. I like the writing. It’s not just like the comic. … Continue reading 10 things to do while waiting for The Walking Dead season to start again.