And I really enjoy reading the notebooks. I just hate checking the date and matching it in the gradebook and giving credit. I just feel like I have to power through everything because I have to get them done tonight because we use them EVERY DAY.
I need a better way of collecting these things, so that it doesn't seem so overwhelming.
Meanwhile, click 'Continue' below to read this week's EduCarnival posts!
Siobhan Curious addresses the question that SO MANY teachers hear at the end of a term in "now you've made me mad."
Darren presents a balanced, thoughtful perspective in UC Students Protest a 32% Increase In Fees posted at Right on the Left Coast: Views From a Conservative Teacher.
Victoria Westcott offers a cultural exchange from the comfort of your own home, with Spreading the Bloggin' Love: Teacher Blogs About Teaching in London, England posted at Teach in London.
Mr Teacher narrates A day in the life posted at Mr Teacher.
Mr Teacher doesn't seem too happy when others "milk the system," as one commenter puts it, asking What's in a name? posted at Mr Teacher.
I'm not the only one who's noticed how the days are rushing past: J was shocked to note it was the last day of November.
Spokane is implementing standards-based grading on elementary-school report cards, notes Jim Anderson.
Miss Bennett reflects on the unexpected benefits of home visits.
Sometimes John Spencer gets so riled up he wants to reach for a hammer.
Ms Teacher continues to push for faith and tolerance.
Mr. Teacher over at Learn Me Good is quite up front about what it's like after a break.
An occasional paper is a great way to "encourage students to be reflective and develop meaningful, personal compositions that show a measure of thought, creativity, and insight," remarks Mr. B-G.
Teachers have plenty of reasons to be grateful, and Angela Powell Watson has proof!
Bill Ferriter suggests three tricks to retaining teachers - sounds like common sense to me!
Mrs. Chili loves her job.
All metaphors are not created equal, says Tom.
And while I'm not anywhere near San Francisco, I've found Caroline Grannan's column both intriguing and thought-provoking.
EduCarnival v2 is continuing from the Carnival of Education: "interesting and informative posts from around the EduSphere -- and a few from the Larger 'Sphere." Typically, articles have been focused on K-12 public schooling, but private, homeschool, school/life, college or other related topics are welcome as well.
You can submit your blog article to the next issue of EduCarnival v2 by using the handy-dandy carnival submission form. Past carnivals and future scheduled editions can be found on the blog carnival index page.
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