Throwback Thursday- Beware the Summer Vortex

Hope everyone is enjoying their summer, and I hope everyone remembered to hide their stuff in their classrooms over the summer! Don't forget about the Summer Vortex! Check out this Throwback Thursday for more on that. This may be the last Throwback Thursday for a while as I shift my attention this summer to finishing … Continue reading Throwback Thursday- Beware the Summer Vortex

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Throwback Thursday- We survived another school year!!!

Well the season's over folks, we survived the school year. To celebrate I'd like to repost my comic from last year. Teaching can sometimes feel like running a marathon, but we can now rest assured that we finished the race and now get a much needed break to recharge. Please continue to look to http://www.180dayz.com over the … Continue reading Throwback Thursday- We survived another school year!!!

Graduation Grief

As the time comes upon us once again to applaud the pinnacle of our students' achievements as they cross that graduation stage, this cartoon helps illustrate how this can sometimes can be bitter-sweet experience for some educators. Click on the comic to see the larger version, and enjoy and share it, and please, please, please don't … Continue reading Graduation Grief

My brain’s on summer vacation!

We are in the last week or so of school (though some of you in other districts are out already you lucky dogs!), and though I know you're still going strong with your instruction, I'm sure you can identify with the situation shown in this comic! Be sure to share it with all your friends … Continue reading My brain’s on summer vacation!

Where do missing school supplies go

Teachers, have you had the mistaken assumption that you could leave some items behind at school over the summer break, only to find that they have vanished without a trace when you get back in September. Why do things like chairs, file cabinets, fans, books, etc. disappear over the summer? Where do the missing school … Continue reading Where do missing school supplies go

just need a few more days of summer

  Here in Boston Public Schools the school year is firing up, but many of my colleagues and friends in other districts have been back in the classroom for days or even weeks. A few of us have been waiting and rearing to go, but I know many of us just need a few more … Continue reading just need a few more days of summer