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Feb 17 2012

Teaching the Test.

Well, today we were informed that there will be no social studies instruction. There will be no science instruction. Reading will be a 60 minute block. And Math… Math will be 180 minutes. Math, because, MATH is low hanging fruit. If we can improve our math scores, then maybe we will be able to get…

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Feb 13 2012

Snow Day!

Happy Snow Day from Kansas City! What I did today: Caught up on bills. Ate Lamars Donuts and drank coffee with fellow TFAers. Learned to use Excel. Bought new pens.   It is now a two day week for our district. No students Thurdsay, Friday or Monday. Will my kids be crazy or will they…

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Feb 10 2012

And Then It Becomes Easier.

It has been one month since the second semester began and maybe I should knock on wood, but it has become so. much. easier. I cannot decide if my recent engagement has caused me to be in an euphoric state, and being in this state has helped ease the pain of teaching in the inner…

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