Monthly Archives: September 2014

Day 9 – 30 Day Blogging Challenge

Write about one of your biggest accomplishments in your teaching that no one knows about (or may not care)… I skateboarded today for the first time and loved it. A student let me try to skate on his board. It … Continue reading

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Desk Drawer, Day 8 – 30 Day Blogging Challenge

Topic: What is in your desk drawer, and what can you infer from those contents?   The completely un-staged picture of my “desk”. I put desk in quotes because I’m trying to get away from the desk. The golf ball came … Continue reading

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Most Inspirational Colleague, Day 6 – 30 Day Challenge

Topic: Who was/is your most inspirational colleague and why? @PhillKlamm https://twitter.com/PhillKlamm I would not be in the Edgerton, Wisconsin if it were not for Phill Klamm. Want to get inspired?  Go to Phill’s website: http://www.mrklamm.com/ He’s leaving his post as Associate Principal of … Continue reading

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Mentors, 30 Day Challenge – Day 6 #reflectiveteacher @teachthought

What does a good mentor “do”? A good mentor provides counsel, gives feedback, listens, and supports. Teaching is an incredible profession, but for many new teachers, teaching can be an incredibly tedious profession. Forms, digital grade books, progress reports, department … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenge – Day 5

Post a picture of your classroom and discuss what you see–and what you don’t see that you’d like to I see a different era of Ed Tech. I see holding on to resources no longer relevant to learning. I see … Continue reading

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What do you love most about teaching? Day 4 @teachthought #reflectiveteacher

What do you love most about teaching? I love the people. I love the grind, the excitement, the gut wrenching defeat of having young people share their greatest sorrows. I love being present for that. Because I am learning to … Continue reading

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Day 3 – 30 Day Challenge

Our suggested topic for today: Discuss one “observation” that you’d like to improve on for your teacher evaluation. This is a difficult topic for me to address. I have been inundated with evaluation over the last few weeks. Wisconsin is … Continue reading

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