My neighbor’s yard is sinking, and here’s the photographic evidence:
I know, I know. They have a barn! I live next to a BARN! How cool is that?
*These photos are actually a month old. The sinks have since mysteriously disappeared, and everything is covered in snow.
I have ten days of student teaching left. All that’s left is to finish this week: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Next week is Thanksgiving, so we have two days of school: Monday, and Tuesday.
Then, it’s my last week of teaching. After those 5 days, I’m done.
On a day-by-day basis, the days seem to pass slowly. However, looking back, it all flew by. Yay clichés.
Yay ten days.
My students are obsessed with the number 21. Whenever I mention it, a chorus of twelve-year-old voices rings out, “Twenny wan.”
Sometimes I’ll ask them if they have any questions. Without fail, they’ll say, “What’s 9 + 10?” and they expect the answer to be 21.
Why? This is not because I am a failure of a math teacher. They say so because of the following vine:
Every day. Twenny wan.
They doodle it all over their quizzes and tests: 9 + 10 = 21.
It’s on their notes: 9 + 10 = 21.
They sneak in and write it on the board: 9 + 10 = 21.
First, let me apologize for the delay in posting. I hope to make up with it by posting artwork from my students.
At the beginning of every class, we have a mini-quiz on the previous day’s material. The purpose of these mini-quizzes is twofold: to keep students accountable for their learning, and to assess how well I am covering the material. These quizzes should take no more than ten minutes.
If the students have extra time, I encourage them to draw a picture on the back as they wait for their classmates to finish up. For one quiz, I asked my students to draw Halloween costume ideas for me.
So, without further ado, here are the winners of the What-should-Ms-V-dress-up-as-for-Halloween contest:
You should be a person with a big afro and a beard!
…where did they get that idea?
Beauty Pagaent Winner
*Her spelling, not mine.
This is the weirdest llama I’ve ever seen. And I’ve been to Peru.