Monthly Archives: September 2011

Changing the Plan

Well, today I completely changed what I had originally planned. In my classes we have been working on individual investigations and using the Scientific Method. Students are working in pairs. They have stated a problem, written a hypothesis, and written … Continue reading

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Do We Have Homework?

There has been a lot of talk about homework lately. Today, someone shared this link on Twitter. What are my thoughts? Well, I have taught math in the past. My thoughts on homework was that if students had homework, they … Continue reading

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I Love My Job!

Alright, today was a great day! I started the day with students in my room before school. These students are the newly elected Student Council. What is exciting is that our school district is going through a major reconfiguration. Students … Continue reading

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What Are You Thoughts?

Today on The Talk with Julie Chen and others, they were talking about the book Maggie Goes On A Diet, by Paul Kramer. Has anyone read this book? Thoughts about it? On The Talk they were talking about this book … Continue reading

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Remembering a Day America Will Never Forget

Ten years ago I had just turned 21. I was in my junior year at Emporia State University. The year had started off to a rough start and I was starting to think about changing my major. I told all … Continue reading

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Confessions of Concessions

WHAT WAS I THINKING!?!?!?!?! Alight, that’s a bad way to stat the post, but that’s how I felt a few different times today. haha I am one of two Student Council advisers. We are both new to the position. We … Continue reading

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Superintendent Saves School District Money

He’s the best guy in the educational world right now! He gave up almost $300,000 a year! How great of a guy is he? Well, I’m not sure. I first read about Larry Powell, Superintendent of Fresno, CA, schools, in a blog … Continue reading

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