Envision the most disruptive student you know (if you are that person, I’m happy you are reading this). Now, envision a class of 30 students (Period 7: that is 11 more than our current situation). Now, populate that class of 30 with 25 versions of the Most Disruptive Student You Know. That is a bit … Continue reading Monday Musings #7: MVP Mea Culpa
“There’s no such thing as coincidence.” Whether you believe in this or not, it is likely that you have, at some point in your life, experienced a “seemingly planned sequence of accidentally occurring events” (that’s Webster’s definition). I have – with some being more faith-affirming than others – and have been musing about a few … Continue reading Monday Musings #6: Coincidence?
I don’t get the Pun of the Day. Either the answer is too simple or it’s too hard or it’s too corny, or . . . But, yet, it is still wanted. This is my eighth year of teaching, and I’d never offered the figuring out of puns as a way to start class. (I prefer … Continue reading Monday Musings: A Punny Thing Happened . . .
When you become a teacher in the state of Connecticut, you have 10 years from the time at which you get hired to obtain a master’s degree. In education, guessing your future profession correctly in college gives you a head start; many people I know who have been teaching for 10 or more years had … Continue reading Monday Musings: Relief, at Last