Today is my birthday.It was an ordinary day. I’m on spring break but that doesn’t mean much because there’s always something to do.My husband and I ran errands. Later, our niece and nephew came by. We celebrated with cake and ice cream. I don’t need much for my birthday.All I want is family and friends… Continue reading An ordinary day
I’m posting this video in honour of International Teacher’s Day, April 13th. My son shared it with me just now. I admit that I shed a tear or two towards the end. I hope you will enjoy it, too. You Have Made A Difference
How do you view your days?As a cup half empty or a cup half full? Although, I move between the two perspectives,I try to stay inside the “cup half full” camp.Sometimes I succeed but not very often. I know it’s more pleasant and enriching to see the positive side of things.But I have a difficult… Continue reading Cup half full or cup half empty? How do you see the world?
Today I am going to try to respond to another question I posed in a recent post about assessment. If you want to read my musings about the first two questions, you can read them here and here. I don’t pretend to have all the answers to these questions but ruminating about them allows me to consider… Continue reading What role do/can/should students play in their own assessment?
She tries to stare me down.Get my attention.Let me know that she is there.I never look,though I am tempted.I watch the video andkeep my gaze steadythe whole time. In the hallways, she smiles now.A mocking smile.A smile that says, “I’ll get you.”“You think you’ve won,but this isn’t over yet.” She walks around the school,with her… Continue reading Is it too late?
Today I am going to try to respond to another question I posed in a recent post about assessment. You can read that post here. And if you want to read my musings about the first question, you can read it here. I don’t pretend to have all the answers to these questions but ruminating about them… Continue reading What should teachers do to prepare students for an upcoming assessment? Is this even the right question to ask?
After blogging for 30 days and continuing this habit in April, I took this weekend off to see what it feels like. I think I like the idea of not posting on Fridays and Saturdays. It seems like these are good days to do something else. But, it’s Sunday and so I’m back. In honor… Continue reading Haikus