November 2008

Creative Insight

November 14, 2008

At my previous we used to have a sceince room. There were a lot of materials there for the teachers to use in their science program. It was great. Unfortunately my new school just doesn’t seem to have the same resources available. Each teacher [Keep Reading]

Fundraising in Schools

November 13, 2008

There are quite a few fundraising efforts happening at my school. Several teachers had started initiatives to raise money for field trips. As it stands there are about five classes involved in their own seperate fundraisers. I don’t know why [Keep Reading]

Running Through the Cemetery

November 12, 2008

The other day, I decided to run through a cemetery. I’ve run past it several times but I have never stepped foot in it. It’s not that cemeteries creep me out either. I just didn’t think it would be right. But for some reason, last [Keep Reading]

Observe Today – Don’t Just Pass It By

November 11, 2008

It doesn’t feel right not going into school this morning. I can’t understand why we all have the day off. And everyone I’ve talked to can’t seem to understand why I’d argue against having a day off. I have my reasons [Keep Reading]

Better Spent?

November 10, 2008

I’m not a big fan of politics. Never have been. I just see all the money that is spent on these things and think that maybe it could have been better spent. I must admit that I don’t really get the whole American way of doing things. The [Keep Reading]

Should Santa Come to Dad’s?

November 7, 2008

I want to throw this one out there for your consideration. I know a lot of fathers have a hard time making ends meet. Getting to see the kids on the weekends is an expensive deal. The kids have to have all sorts of things at both places. [Keep Reading]

Out For Blood

November 6, 2008

I love my job. I really do. And I’m good at it. I get the kids in my class to work with each other, to cooperate, and show respect. I challenge them to live up to their own potential, to do their work, and always try their best. I [Keep Reading]

Where Are Your Priorities?

November 5, 2008

Our Halloween celebrations at school last week were something else. They started after lunch with a costume parade. The entire school took part in it. Some parents even came with costumes. After that, we went over to “the haunted house” that [Keep Reading]

Clock’s Outta Sync

November 4, 2008

For some reason I woke up an hour early yesterday. I looked at the clock and it read 06:15 hrs. I tried to go back to sleep but it just wasn’t happening. I was wide awake. I decided to get up early so I could get some work done before school. [Keep Reading]

A Wrong Can’t Be Right, Can it?

November 3, 2008

Most people know the difference between right and wrong. Sometimes we find ourselves doing things that we know in our hearts are wrong, but we can easily justify our actions. The problem is that we can rationalize anything. We’ve gotten quite [Keep Reading]
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