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FINAL BLOG POST - OUR "DAILY TRIPLE" (DUE 12/1).
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?

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Good News

This week was full of promise. I met with some of the higher brass of Atlanta Public Schools to talk about my new lab. My lab will be completed in January just in time for my students to get prepared for the 2008 Skills Competition. This will be such a delight since I have been struggling to connect with my students as it relates to hands on activities. It is very hard for students to understand the concept of becoming a journalist when the equipment is not available to them. I can truly say this new lab will open up a whole new world for my students.

2 comments:

chappstick said...

Hey thats great news because it is very hard to teach this class and the students cant really get the hands on. I am going to start to prepare for skills as well I am going for the sweep so good luck I sure your students will do great because of your knowledge that you have to pass on to them.

Dr. M said...

Hi, Bernardo - a new lab! I can't imagine anything more exciting to a lab-based teacher and I know you and your students are really looking forward to that day.

And you have all kinds of interesting hands-on lab activities ready to go, I'm sure. Keep us posted!