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This week I would like you to use your imagination. You have just won the lottery and will leave your teaching post immediately to travel around the world. As you leave your keys you meet your replacement. You are asked to give this new teacher just ONE piece of advice. What would that be, and why? Enjoy your world expedition!

Blog Post - Week 7
This past week in my own teaching I felt a little disconnected which prompts my question to you, "What was the moment (or moments) when I felt most disconnected or disengaged as a teacher - the moment(s) I said to myself, I'm just going through the motions here?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 6
For the past couple of weeks you have experienced asynchronous online learning (doing modules by yourself). Previously this semester you have experienced synchronous online learning (all together in the Collaborate room). Which do you think is more effective and why do you think that? Which do you like better, and why?

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 5
This week we have what we call "open mic." You can write a post about anything related to your teaching that you would like responses from your classmates.

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 4
Here is this week's question: "What was the event that most took me surprise this week - and event that shook me up, caught me off guard, gave me a jolt, or made me unexpectedly happy?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 3
Please write a post about the following question, "In thinking about my past week teaching what is one thing I would do differently, and why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 2
Please write a post about the following question, " In thinking about my teaching activities this past week, of what do I feel most proud? Why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 1
Describe something you used in your program in the first weeks of school that you learned in the summer NTI program. How did it work? Did it get you off to a stronger start than last year?

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

C-5 C-6 C-7 E-I-E-I-O

I'm short tempered with no patience because My C-5, C-6, disks are officially herniated and I went for an epideural yesterday...add to this - the obvious vandalism to my car by Dr. Burns and Jesse...the ice cold clutches of the Physical Therapist, and the close-to-food poisioning I suffered this weekend, and you have

I have been off since last friday. Our system made it a mini vacation so I felt as though I was having a mini vacation....WRONG! My video shows me in the best light possible...first, the computer froze...the room was too dark...I had a poltor... I mean, ugh...puolter, aw hell...GHOST! in the back of my classroom that suspiciously favored Dr. Burns. I say this only because I heard this maniacal- stirring -around -the -caldron -laughter coming from my book case and the wolfbane. (All mispelled words are the product of severe Vicodinner).

Anyway, my only problem this week is our first golf practice round tomorrow in which we host the entire county. Our total team score for the final elimination round was a 69. 79 won state last year...I smell burmuda victory.

Love to all.


Dr. J said...

I'm Everywhere! WooHoo!

Victoria said...

You have such a sense of humor... I guess if we all did, we would take life a little less serious and enjoy it more.