Monday September 1st 2014

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Posts Tagged ‘giving homework’

Passing Period: Oh, How I Hate You

Passing Period: Oh, How I Hate You

Passing Period is the most dangerous part of my day, plain and simple. Those ten minutes where the students go from one class to the other is not only dangerous, but impossible for me to deal with. At our school, they ask teachers to stand outside [...]

The Insanity of Balancing

The Insanity of Balancing

It is not lost on me that the first two most beautiful, sparklingly sunny days of summer actually didn’t come until August 23rd and 24th of this year. It’s not lost on me because I like to spot irony. Those were the first two days of school at [...]

Giving Homework in Good Conscience

Giving Homework in Good Conscience

Two years ago I taught a “Strategic” 10th grade English class. “Strategic” is the No Child Left Behind term for students far below basic. Before that it was called “Sheltered.” A hundred different schools have a hundred different names [...]