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Month: September 2009

UPDATING MY SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCES

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) I have been busy today looking at different blogs, people to follow on Twitter and web applications/software to use in my transition back to teaching.  […]

HIKING ROUND TOP – BELGRADE, MAINE

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) This was such a beautiful day that we decided to play hookie on work around the house and go hiking on our favorite local trail.  […]

I ACCEPTED A TEACHING POSITION

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) This has been a whirlwind week.  I had an interview with a Special EducationDirector and Principal on Monday for a position that came open the week that I told […]

Universal Design for Learning

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) As I have discussed ad naseum lately, I am going back to the classroom and becoming a teacher again.  I can’t wait for my first day […]

STRENGTHENING YOUR FACILITATION SKILLS

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) Image via Wikipedia It has been a crazy week, but I was fortunate that I was able to attend the first a multi-week training session designed […]

TWITBLOCK PROVIDED INTERESTING INFO

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) I took this link off the Twitter stream as it rolled past.  I have been concerned about who is following me on Twitter and if someone looked […]

WHAT IS YOUR TEACHING PHILOSOPHY?

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) Image via Wikipedia In my last year of teaching I developed the below teaching philosophy. Educational Philosophy: I strongly believe that we have to prepare our students […]

MOVING FORWARD – JOB SEARCH

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) Well I am entering into the actual search phase of my job hunting process.  As I have stated in a previous post, I know that finding a […]

GETTING BACK TO BEING AN EDUCATOR

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) As part of my getting ready to become a teacher again, I have been going through myTwitter and Google Reader feeds.  I was surprised at the number of teachers and educational […]

VISIT TO CRYSTAL SPRINGS FARM

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) Today we explored a bit of Mary’s past, we went to Crystal Springs farm in Brunswick, also known previously as the Dionne farm.  We wanted […]

TIME TO GO BACK TO WHAT I DO BEST – TEACHING

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, I announced that I am going to be looking for a new job!  It is very exciting to begin this process, but […]

MY JOB SEARCH IS STARTING

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) Image via Wikipedia Did you ever dread something so much that you really, really don’t want to do it?  That was me today. For the past […]