The main reason for this post is very selfish. I want one place to visit so I can link to the posts I want to visit frequently. Yes, I have links set in my browser, but to have them all on one page makes it very easy for me when people new to blogging ask … Continue reading Blogs I Love
My dear friend, Kerry, posed this question on the Voxer group BFC Lounge (see bfc530.com) just a few minutes ago, "What is it that early adopters have that other teachers don't, that makes them willing to try stuff even if they're not sure it's going to work?" Here is my answer: As I look back … Continue reading Early Adopter? Not me…oh wait, maybe I am.
This year I've been given an amazing opportunity to start a new program at my school. I am now the Computer Apps teacher. I teach students in grades 6 through 12 the ins and outs of Microsoft Office. I am in a lab setting. Every student has a computer to use in class. I use … Continue reading One Small Problem with Going Digital
Weeks 3 and 4 found us having to vacate the General Purpose lab due to state mandated testing. A laptop cart was located and we are in our classroom. The students are excited to be in The Vortex and I am glad to be able to settle into my new space. I still have kinks … Continue reading Weeks 3 & 4
I am from Florida. I have lived here my entire life. I have a confession. I don't swim. Well, that's not entirely true. I can dog paddle but, don't ask me to save anyone. I can barely get myself across a backyard swimming pool. (But you're from Florida...) Yes, I'm from Florida and I don't … Continue reading I Think I Can Feel the Bottom…
To Whom It May Concern; For 23 years, I have given my all. I have worked tirelessly for students that didn't appreciate the efforts. Twenty-three years of lesson plans and grading papers. Twenty-three years of providing supplies for students that didn't have any. Twenty-three years of making sure there was food in my cabinet just … Continue reading To Whom It May Concern…
I've been away from this blog for far too long. I realize that this is one of my favorite places. I love sharing what my students are doing. I also love reflecting on my days in the classroom. Now I am on Spring Break and I am wondering when the Break part is going to … Continue reading Spring Break?