Monthly Archives: October 2011

At the 9 week mark….

Here is a letter I just sent home to parents, explaining my grading scale. I’d welcome any feedback about both the letter and my video (attached). What do you think of the hammering in the nail metaphor? Dear Parents, As … Continue reading

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Reflections on my progress towards my 8th English essential learnings

My goal this year was to have students evaluate me in the same way that I evaluate them. I wanted to model the reflection and learning process since I know that I’m not the best at “discussion” “reading analysis” “writing … Continue reading

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Tracking Trash

Here is a neat project that tracks 3,000 pieces of trash and where they traveled after leaving their “owners” in Seattle. Pretty amazing! Makes a good case for composting and recycling! How much foreign oil is being used to transport … Continue reading

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