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Month: October 2009

BEHAVIOR STRATEGIES IN PUBLIC SCHOOL

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) This is an ongoing reflection on my re-entry into teaching and the differences between my present position in public education and my prior teaching incarnation […]

GOOGLE DOCS AFTER USING IT THIS WEEKEND

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) I have been using Google docs exclusively this weekend in an effort to figure out how it works.  It does have its own way of doing things […]

MY TOP 10 TOOLS FOR LEARNING – 2009

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) Every year Jane Hart does a 100 Top Tools for Learning survey.  I have read the survey results every year since 2007 and have found some […]

TUESDAY I START TEACHING – OCT 2009

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) Even though there has been a lot going in my personal life this week, it was also my first week back in the classroom (I won’t call […]

THANK YOU and IRISH BLESSINGS

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) This was a very difficult week for my family and myself, due to my mother’s passing.  I wanted to take this time to say thank you […]

IN MEMORIUM – MOM

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (haroldshawjr.com) My mother Muriel Ann (Elston) Shaw died this afternoon. She loved Christmas, so I thought it was right to show a picture of her at […]

MY FIRST DAY BACK – 10/6/09

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) Image by Camera Slayer via Flickr In case anyone hasn’t heard today was my first day back to teaching!!!!  Can’t guess that I am excited by being […]

EDCHAT – FOR FIRST TIME

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (haroldshawjr.com) Image by Rain Rabbit via Flickr I just participated in #EDCHAT onTwitter.  It was confusing, frustrating, exhilarating, exhausting, inspiring, awesome and did I mention that I missed 3/4 […]

HOW DO YOU SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR MOTHER?

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) We found out yesterday that my mother is dying, she has suffered at least two heart attacks in the last couple of days, has several […]

MY GOODBYE – MESSAGE TO MCCS

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) This was my last day at the Maine Commission for Community Service which is a part of the State Planning Office in Augusta.  Below is […]