teaching

Bad Day with IT

frigging district network is giving me f-ing 502 errors for all sites not hosted here! Argh! 10:05 AM from PocketTweets I had 2 get a trouble ticket from IT 2 get access 2 my main curriculum website. Being dependent on web content doesn’t work w/o web access 10:10 AM from PocketTweets @akamrt i wish it […]

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Classroom Website on Digication

Since the beginning of the school year I’ve been using digication.com to manage my daily agendas and lessons and it’s a huge improvement from posting my agenda and links on my iCal account that I did prior to this. It’s not quite as seamless as SchoolLoop in that I have to manual install students and […]

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Digication Gets My Vote

I’ve been doing blogs and web-stuff for so long that I know that it’s just not enough to put up a web-page about stuff going on in one’s classroom and call it done. In the middle of my first year at DeMille we piloted a web-portal called SchoolLoop. Way beyond a simple place for teachers […]

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Sharing School Pix

Tonight I did a second school-related photo shoot since sending the completed yearbook to our publisher. I was so tired right after turning in the completed pages that I just feigned ignorance when someone would suggest I send out my photographers to cover some end-of-year event. So now I’m wondering what to do with the […]

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Planned Failure

061005-0810 I feel like a disgruntled boy. I’m sitting in an early morning staff meeting listening to stats about failing student achievement. I’m not in the mood for this. Small group discussion about our part in the equation, but we are instructed to throw out the “family history,” “societal problem” part of the problem, as […]

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