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Month: March 2010

TEACHING IS WHAT I DO – NOT WHO I AM

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) Part of teaching is how we spend our “down time”.  What do we do when we are not in the classroom or at home correcting […]

ALL THE NEGATIVITY IS UNDERMINING EDUCATION/EDUCATORS

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) Image via Wikipedia The power of being positive in educationcan not be underestimated.  How powerful is it and what affect does it have on people?  Unfortunately, in today’s […]

SICK DAY = LOTS OF SLEEP

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) on Wow it doesn’t seem possible that I have neglected my blog for this long! Life just gets in the way. Today was one of […]

WHY I TEACH

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) Today one of those things happened that really hits home about why I teach. Going back to when I first arrived at LJHS, there was […]

Alternate National Education Standards

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) This is a sort-of tongue in cheek look at what if all students had to be graded on and successfully meet the following personal productivity […]

COLLEGE IS NOT ALWAYS THE ANSWER

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) Here we go again. IDEA is up for renewal and President Obama will introduce the administration’s proposal on Monday to Congress. The words that caught […]

Weebles Wobble and they do Fall Down

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) Yesterday was an interesting day, we were finishing up 2 days of Parent-Teacher conferences. As I walked around the building and talked with other teachers, […]

OVERUSE OF BODY SPRAY = CHEMICAL EXPOSURE

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) Today was a horrible day at school!!! During first period I heard one student telling another that he had B.O., and then during break that […]

DIFFICULT CHOICES TO MAKE – MARCH 2009

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) I have some really difficult choices to make over the next few months about my future as an educator. As I discussed in my 2/12/10 […]

DO THOSE THAT SHOW-UP MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE?

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) Cross-Posted at Shelly Terrell’s Teacher Reboot Camp on 3/6/10, that I have updated a little bit and want in my blog for future reference. 🙂 I was […]

TO TEACH OR WALK AWAY

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) I have been doing a lot of thinking lately about how all of these new/semi-old laws, rules, regulations and guidance in educational policy are going to […]

TEACHERS NEED TO BE ACTORS TOO!!!

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (haroldshawjr.com) This is one of those nights when this usually upbeat and positive teacher is simply tired. Not physically tired, but mentally tired, drained, empty, caput […]