June 28, 2012
This past year, we had one of the most horrible things happen in our school computer lab. A few students made the choice to vandalize and dismantle a few of the laptops. Now, in our district, we’re known for the amount of use we get out of our computer labs. Within a week there are only about 4 40 minute windows that are not assigned for class usage, and those get snatched up all the time. So, to have a…
June 2, 2012
After we completed our district writing test, the class had about two weeks to until Spring Break. I decided, instead of starting my Imaginary writing unit and then having almost two weeks off (budget reduction days tagged onto the start and end of the week off), I would have the students work on a life skill writing project. The project was simple, our class was to teach the life skill of being responsible to the school at an upcoming assembly….