Monthly Archives: January 2013

Getting dressed in the dark

Well…I’ve made it through all of the blog posts by my students.  So far, they have had three assigned posts:  the first was about three goals for the upcoming semester (these can be academic, personal, social…whatever), the second was about … Continue reading

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Beacons in the Storm

So…I love these blogs that my students are doing.  They are wonderful and amazing.  They disclosed great information that provided me some wonderful insight into who they are as people – their hopes, goals, challenges, aspirations, and worries.  Some made … Continue reading

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Damn Pendulums

It’s now moved from 24 to 28, in two days.  Yes, I get that is not at warp speed.  It’s a bit funny how life changes though. I was worried about the amount of time it was going to take. … Continue reading

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As the kids these days say, “It’s blowin’ up”

It is.  After I sent the first message I went from 2 to 6 followers. I went to class on Monday.  I told them the plan. They asked me to move the due dates to the day before assignment were … Continue reading

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What’s the Point?

So, that’s the question I ask my students every time I read, listen, or look at their work.  What is your point?  C’mon…you have to have a point, otherwise you wouldn’t do it. Every action is a reaction, and every … Continue reading

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And then…Social Media

I felt awesome that I had everything online. When a student forgot their writing chart I’d say, “Check the website” When a student forgot their rubric I’d say, “Check the website.” When a student would have a question about he … Continue reading

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Going Paperless (well..nearly paperless)

I love handouts.  I love worksheets.  I love examples. I love rubrics. I hate it when students forget handouts. I hate it when students forget worksheets. I hate it when students lose examples. I hate it when students forget rubrics. … Continue reading

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