Friday, May 8, 2015

As you can tell from some of my posts this week, it is getting too late in the year for me to review any seriously academic sites, so....

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Fist Bump Upgrade

According to two teachers, Bailey and Elle,

"It's testing season, which means there is need for a lot ofacknowledgment. We must acknowledge our colleagues for surviving the pandemonium. We must acknowledge our students for bringing their peak performance to final exams.
Rather than acknowledging with boring ol' high-fives and fist bumps, it's time to upgrade!"

This might be a fun activity to do with your kids.


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Are You Smarter than an Eighth Grader? 1912 Edition

Scary 2-Sentence Stories by Teachers

The Two-Sentence Tale of Terror was a popular writing assignment suggestion on several ed blogs this year. Some teachers took it a step further, writing two-sentence horror stories of their own.


What Was THAT Supposed to Mean?

Have you ever been in a conversation with another teacher and thought to yourself, I wonder why he asked that? Or had a sneaking suspicion that there were ulterior motives to the remark your coworker made in passing?

On this site, Teacherese is deciphered!

15 Epic Teacher Fails

Teachers aren’t exempt from the occasional workplace “fail.” WeAreTeachers asked its Facebook community members to share their most embarrassing work moments.