Monthly Archives: March 2011

Teachers Need to Unite

One of my favorite things to do is connect with other teachers on my Personal Learning Network (PLN). I talk with teachers around the world. It is not very seldom that I have the opportunity to actually meet face to … Continue reading

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Chicago Art

Over the past week I was able to grab some photos while up in Chicago. I found some very interesting shots that I wanted to share with you. Again, I hope that some day you can visit Chicago. It is … Continue reading

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End of a Trip

I’m writing this while sitting in the back seat of a car. The past week I have been on Spring Break. It was the first time I was on a train, the first time to Chicago, and the first time … Continue reading

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Chicago Math Problems

Alright, so while in Chicago I have been skipping with my blogging. So, here are some problems that I have encountered during the week. 1. When in the Water Tower Place, you go to check in and see a 10% … Continue reading

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Beginning of Spring

Well, it is the first day of Spring. I welcome the warmer season. I love snow and I love the cold, but for some reason this year I am really looking forward to the warmer weather. It may be the … Continue reading

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Welcome Spring

This time of year, I get so many different feelings and thoughts as a teacher. Today is the last day before Spring Break. I remember when I first began to teach, our time change did not happen until April. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Forward

Today I had the chance to interview for my current teaching position for next year. The reasoning for this is that the school that I teach at is ran by an educational service that the school district buys into. Due … Continue reading

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March Mathness

You can’t ignore it, basketball season is coming to an end in the NCAA. People around the country (and world) are putting together their brackets for the tournament. Competing to see who can fill it out the closest to what … Continue reading

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Student-Centered Learning

With three quarters of the school year now complete, and the ever lovely state assessment coming in three weeks, I decided to try something a little different in my classes. In my first math class today, I have 6th and … Continue reading

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A Long Week

I just want to share that this week has been intense. Monday I worked 14 hours because the school had a coffee house night to share all of the fine arts that we do at school. It was 2.5 hours … Continue reading

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