There are many reasons for a teacher to want to end their summer vacation early and get a headstart on school; but one reason that trumps all others is the dreaded in-law's visit!!!! Lol!
We have all experienced what it is like to have a group of individuals from outside your community come into your building to "evaluate" your school. The whole experience can seem...well, quite alien. I think this cartoon captures it well. It is one of my earlier comics, redone and reposted for your enjoyment on this … Continue reading Throwback Thursday- School Improvement Committee
For this Throwback Thursday at 180Dayz, let's revisit a cartoon and topic the is more relevant than ever- has the increase in use and requirement of technology for teachers (such as posting lesson plans online, uploading artifacts, using web-based grading systems, etc.) helping to increase our efficiency and make us better educators, or is it … Continue reading Throwback Thursday- Technology: Teacher’s Best Friend or Worst Enemy?
So this comic may be a bit of a inside joke for all the ELA teachers out there, but doesn't most humor in teaching involve inside jokes? Anyways, here's a reprint of another one of my older comics about acronyms. I first created this cartoon after our entire school was told during PD that we needed … Continue reading Throwback Thursday- Another Acronym for helping kids write???
It seems like with every passing week there are a least a dozen new acronyms associated with education. This Throwback Thursday comic is a favorite of a friend and colleague of mine and illustrates how teachers can feel lost in this sea of acronyms. Enjoy and share it with all those who could relate. Thanks!
Merry Christmas everyone! As promised, here is a new holiday themed 180 Dayz video, a little present to all of my teacher friends that work so hard. I hope you enjoy it, and don't forget to share it with all those you think may get a kick out of it. Thanks! https://youtu.be/v1-BRl_lHAA