Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The First Year Teacher

Does a first year teacher have opinions or valid questions? Short answer is no. I feel that the atmosphere at my school

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Can we have imagination without comprehension?

Imagination.  What is it?  Is it the movie theatre or TV set in your mind's eye?

Comprehension.  What is that?  Understanding a topic?

 Recently I was part of a discussion where the question was raised:  When did today's generation lost their imagination?

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Lavender - esque Homework

Homework policy questions for discussion (2)

Should homework be a separate “grade” in the final reports that reflects effort/responsibility, while proficiency on the standards in the focus of the report?

Bill went down to the well.  The horse followed him.  We tried to warm him but the llama needed shearing anyway.