Monthly Archives: March 2011

Firetruck

I just had to share this. I love Smosh’s stuff – have from the beginning with the original Pokemon theme song video they made. They’re funny and creative guys. Enjoy.

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Age is just a number

Second post of the day because I’m a writing mood. I haven’t been updating regularly because of that thing called life that seems to get in the way. In any event, I’ve had something happen to me multiple times over … Continue reading

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Wild Swans

I finished reading Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang this week and found that I could not put it down once I had started. Intriguing for a non-fiction book – as I tend to go in and … Continue reading

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Period 1 Class

Today I confirmed a thought I’ve been having for awhile – I am much harsher to period 1 classes. Don’t know what it is – possibly something to do with still being half asleep and angry for being woken up … Continue reading

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Put your damn phone away. Seriously.

This has become my new go-to line if I deem the class to be of appropriate levels of maturity/immaturity when it comes to dealing with cellphones in the classroom. Conversation usually goes something like this. Me: Put your phone away … Continue reading

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Get Back to Nature

I’ve already posted once today – about the documentary “Waiting for Superman” – which is about the state of the education system in America. However, one of my points sent me off thinking about what I used to do as … Continue reading

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Waiting for Superman

Last night a friend of mine rented “Waiting for Superman” – a documentary about the state of education in the United States. We don’t live in the U.S. so it’s an interesting perspective for us as teachers to see another … Continue reading

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