Just put together my first teacher binder. Finally, I have a security blanket.
Note to self: students obey instructions unless they're vague ... and then they create them
Note to self 2: despite the best of intentions (great video on subject that students requested), don't try to free up a day by cramming 4 days into 3.
Sometimes, it's better to leave those 'interesting' asides for another year (see note to self 2)
Prezis Rock. Especially when The Rock appears in a surprisingly historically accurate Ancient Egypt trailer
"Grade me, ... look at me ... evaluate and rank me!" Lisa Simpson's reminder to student teachers on how to confirm when engagement is an issue.
Life is good in the teaching world. Now, it's time to strive for arete
Maybe, just maybe, I can finally fit their king tut video into a presentation tomorrow.
If I can't fit in the history teachers asap into ancient civ, Monday is definitely Arrogant Worms day in US History. 'And it burned, burned, burned ... and we're the ones that did it.'
Last but not least: PBS is currently ... like the best tv station in the world evah. BBC is a very close second.