Monthly Archives: August 2013

Thoughts on the first day back to school

Well, here it is: The first teacher workday of the year. Sure, we don’t see students for over a week, but today is a big deal for teachers. Today sets the tone for the year. Everyone entered the building today

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Today’s kickstart

I’m planning on spending the day working on school stuff. But, I just can’t seem to find the motivation to get started. Netflix is just SO tempting… So, I’ll just do what I always do to get started: Sporcle! This

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New year, new systems!

Today I went to a training for a new student information system (gradebook, attendance, you name it) at school. I was very excited, because I’m a huge dork. But, quite a few of my older impatient precious coworkers found learning

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Change! Done? Now change again!

When talking with strangers about teaching, one thing I find myself saying all the time is, “Never a dull day!” Well, nothing could be more true! As some of you know, I flipped my classes a few years back. It’s

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