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Parents.....Be Parents

Posted September 5, 2008 at 11:31 AM by Snake Eye

Today marks the end of three and a half weeks of my so-called "teaching". Of the major dilemma facing me still, is getting this kids to enjoy reading. But an underlaying cause stills pops to the forefront each and every single day: Their parents.

We had our back-to-school night last week and no big surprise I had a whopping 6 parents show the entire evening. It seems to be a pattern with the type of students I have had over the last 13 years. School is the babysitter....
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All Things Come To An End

Posted August 12, 2008 at 07:03 PM by Snake Eye

Well I have been talking about education in my last blog and that isn't going to change in this one.

I went through the entire sumer wondering exactly what my job description would be for this year. Finally after being back to work for the past 3 days I learned that I still don't understand what it is I am to do. I do know that I will have the lowest readers in the 8th grade, that I will have about 40 in each of my five classes. I am supposed to find a way for them to fit into a...
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I Believe the Children Are Our Future - NOT!

Posted June 7, 2008 at 07:02 PM by Snake Eye

I have spent the last week fuming over an event that happened on Monday. Now it was supposed to be a great day. Go to work, deal with students, go home. Instead it turned into "Shock and Ah crap".

For those that don't have a clue who I am, I am a teacher. I have been for the last 13 years. All have been spent in a lower socio-economic area. I enjoy my job. I have been teaching computer applications, Microsoft Office and HTML, for the last six years before that 3rd grade. Some...
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