50 000 words written

I did it again. I spent this month writing 50 000 words for NaNoWriMo. 50 000 words. 30 days. Unlimited plot holes and mixed up timelines.

What I’ve Been Doing …

So it’s the new year and I’ve been busy doing a million things over the school break. Most of them trivial but some of them important. The biggest thing is I have joined up with two other nerd minded people to create a collective blog called: This Nerd Life The aim is to have three…

Giving Students Choices

At school we are working on Teaching as Inquiry with each teacher looking at their teaching and choosing an area to focus on.   TKI Teaching As Inquiry¬†(Where I sourced the above image and more information) The basic idea is that we identify the outcomes we want for our students and then we look at…

The One When I Had a Sick Day

Note: This is just a quick blog so I don’t fall behind. Next week will be a better post. Sorry for not blogging on Monday but I had to have a sick day. I woke at four with a blinding headache which I quickly recognised as a migraine. I couldn’t turn my head without the…

What are my goals? Classroom Edition

As week three hits I’m already well into deciding what goals I have for myself and my students. These are not to be confused with the goals I have for my self care and looking after myself – rather, these are with regard to my students. The ones that I see in front of me…

The One Where I Attempt to Justify My Absence…

::*::Dusts off the blog::*:: I do have the best intentions of keeping regular posts on this blog but have found myself rather busy over the last few weeks. This is actually a terrible excuse because I should take the time to blog regularly for many reasons. One of which is that it is a great…

The One Where I Try To Organise Myself

* The holidays went by rather quickly and, although I did a lot of prep work during the break I still started the term feeling a little lost. Due to situations out of my control I’ve had to have a change of class so I have picked up a new Senior class. I’m not too…