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Monthly Archives: August 2011
I was aggravated by a state that made a law about a month ago. Missouri made the law stating that teachers could not have private contact with students (current nor former) on social networks. Senate Bill 54 states, “Teachers cannot establish, maintain, or … Continue reading
I want to apologize to my readers. I have not had a chance to blog this week. I have taken on the task to be one of two student council advisers. I’m very excited about this position and what it … Continue reading
This past week was the first full week of school for the school year. It went pretty great. I can’t believe how quickly the first seven days of school have gone! December will be here before I know it and … Continue reading
How different would you classroom look if it looked like this? Now I’m not looking at the surroundings of this video. Classrooms in the bar is NOT what I’m talking about. However, each time Norm walked into Cheers, everyone said … Continue reading
Why do we look at others that fail, and laugh at them? What in our society is encouraging this behavior? Is it our responsibility as teachers to teach students not to laugh at failure? We laugh at ourselves when we … Continue reading
I’m outraged right now. I just read an article concerning a teacher in southern Kansas. Parents are allowed to enroll their daughters into an online class because they don’t want their daughter in a class with a certain teacher. I … Continue reading
School is starting tomorrow for me. Things have been crazy! I just wanted to take a chance to share with you a couple of blogs that I follow. This first one is by Justin Tart. He has a blog of … Continue reading
Last week I had two days of new teacher training for the school district that I’m joining this year. They were great. I met so many new people and know it’s going to be a wonderful year! On Thursday morning … Continue reading