Perfect

I have not written in a long time.  There has been no time, I say.  Of course, there has been time. . .I have just used it differently--in other ways--walking, cooking, creating test questions, calling parents, running errands.  I just read a book where the main character is an artist who hasn't done art for …

Continue reading Perfect

Advertisements

Break

Today is the first day of the rest of our Christmas break.  It involved teaching, napping, cooking, driving, reading, (not all simultaneously) and now writing followed by resting followed (tomorrow) by shopping.  Sunday will be more driving and then visiting my family in Louisiana. This year has been busy and full and hard and exhausting, …

Continue reading Break

Chopped Poetry: The results

This is an actual letter that I sent to three administrators and the P.A.S.S. teacher (a different take on adaptive behavior programs--kids who have very specific acting out tendencies) regarding one of the most surprising results from Chopped Poetry.  This came from an 8th grade student that I teach. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I did an experimental lesson …

Continue reading Chopped Poetry: The results