Category Archives: School and such

Not that I’m counting or anything…

35 school days (for teachers) left for the year. Not that I’m counting down or anything… I am ready for the semester to be over, mostly because I still have to do extra work for certification classes. I am also … Continue reading

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Gross (but interesting) science

I wrote in an earlier post that I had tadpoles from my zoology class, but I don’t remember if I have updated anything about the frogs. Only one tadpole made it to frog-hood, but he seems to be doing very … Continue reading

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Sick days… the irony

Let’s face it, sick days are no fun. At least not if you’re really sick. Which I was. Ugh. I wasn’t feeling well Tuesday morning, but it wasn’t anything horrible. My stomach felt a little off, but the feeling came … Continue reading

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You might as well laugh

Today started out just fine. I hauled myself out of bed and got going quickly enough that I had time to send a couple of quick emails before I left for work. I listen to my iPod on the drive, … Continue reading

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I have nothing interesting to say. But I have plenty to say…

Really. I have tried several times this week to write a post, and each time I got a couple of sentences down, but then don’t have more to say. It’s been a very long week, too. On Thursday, I got … Continue reading

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The inundation

My first week of full-time teaching went very well, although I was inundated with all of the wonderful tasks that are presented to most teachers. I had to write up a couple of students for texting in the classroom. One … Continue reading

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Further (mis)Adventures in Skiing, and the Teaching Takeover

The weather in Wisconsin has been very warm for the past few days: it actually reached 50 degrees one day, when the average high is closer to 30 degrees. This of course means that the snow is quickly disappearing. Unlike … Continue reading

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Snow days!

Other than when I taught seventeen or so years ago, today was my first “official” early dismissal due to snow. Tomorrow is my first official snow day, canceled this afternoon already because of the blizzard warning! Right now we have … Continue reading

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First lesson taught…

Today I taught my first lesson as a student teacher. It went well, although I found out afterward that my voice is too quiet to be heard very well at the back of the classroom, so I need to speak … Continue reading

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Skiing Photos! (Plus the beginning of student teaching)

I said I would post photos on Monday. Better late than never… Riveredge is a beautiful place, no matter what the season. I just finished day three of student teaching. Suffice it to say that the early mornings have gotten … Continue reading

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