I was exhausted today. And there was really nothing more to think about after school today. I had great cheers over a student teacher pizza outing. I have never seen so many smiles from a group of (well, I guess now former) student teachers. Nevertheless, there are some weeks I have to make up for. Read More …
For my first green grading pen of student teaching to run out. Last research essay! Woohoo!
Reading student writing from both ends of the spectrum really puts me in a clearer mindset. This is truly one of my favorite parts of teaching English. That does not mean I volunteer to read anyone else’s research papers.
And now I have to go to a “celebration” for all of the student teachers after my students disappointed me in every way imaginable. No one would follow. I had incentives of watching movie clips. I had reading broken down into segments and reading stragegies prepared. I had a skill to be learned. And? One Read More …
“Your brain is a goal-seeking device…” Morning basketball is a ritual that must be taken seriously. Not all-encompassing of what I have learned, but still a good reflection of the memories that I will keep from student teaching.
Glad we all had a laught at that.
Until now, I don’t think I would have ever considered spending 1:45 hours on a single message. Too bad I can’t allow for that time on this blog.