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Month: January 2010

STEREOTYPING OF NON TECH TEACHERS

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) I had an interesting conversation with a teacher who doesn’t really use technology in their classroom this afternoon. In the short time I have been […]

WITH ALL DUE RESPECT

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) (this remains one of my all-time favorite blog posts) RANT ALERT – I will probably get myself in trouble but here goes… With all due […]

CLASSROOM FIEFDOMS

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) How many people actually know what goes on in a teacher’s classroom every day, besides the students and the teacher? The real answer is no […]

FIVE GOOD THINGS THIS WEEK

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) This is a picture of how I usually feel by the end of a week at school! I want to do something a bit different […]

MERIT PAY – SPECIAL EDUCATION

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) I have been following the debate on teacher Merit Pay issue for a few years now. Which means I have followed it as a teacher […]

THREE MONDAYS – TWO TOO MANY

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) This was a week that was, we had three Mondays this week. The real Monday was MLK Day, which made Tuesday this week’s Monday, then […]

SNOWDAY #2

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) This morning was/is the second snow day of the year. I had a feeling yesterday that we wouldn’t have school today. I was lucky this […]

MY DECLINING POLITICAL AWARENESS

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) Something I have noticed since I have returned to teaching is that I am much less politically active.  What do I mean by that?  While […]

OMNIFOCUS AS A LESSON PLANNER

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) I have been looking for something other than the old lesson plan book or word processor template to use as my lesson planner for a long […]

A BOMB THREAT AT SCHOOL – JAN 2010

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) Thursday was an long and interesting (not in a good way) day.  We had a bomb threat in the bathroom across the hall from my […]

THE EFFECTS OF VIOLENCE – TRAINING

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) I attended a training through Central Maine Inclusive Schools (CMIS) and as usual the presentation was very good. Trauma  Leaves Children Behind:  The Effects of Violence, Traumatic […]

STEPS IN THE IEP PROCESS – HOW MANY?

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) I have been meaning to do this for quite a long time, write down the steps involved in a creating an Individual Education Plan.  A lot […]

REBOOTING THE MAC

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) There I did it again!!! I tried so many different settings and software that I couldn’t get my Mac to connect to the internet with anything […]