Archive for May, 2014

Teacher Comics: My Heinous Master Plan

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , on May 13, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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I get this reaction at least once every time I do this activity.

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Teacher Comics: Big Question

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , on May 12, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher comics: Progress

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , on May 8, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: What they think we do

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , on May 7, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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This is the very thing I worry about the moment I slide a DVD into my laptop for something in class, even if I am secure in the knowledge that I’ve built a solid bridge toward showing a film clip through instruction. I hate to say disparaging things about the people in my profession, but truth: There are some teachers who will play a 120 minute long movie in its’ entirety over several days of instruction… just ’cause.

It drives me crazy when I see that happening. Film can be an uplifting an sometimes critical part of education, but when teachers crutch out on them, it brings the entire profession down a peg.

Teacher comics: Parts o’ the project

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , on May 6, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: Final project!

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , on May 5, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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We’re in the home stretch, people!

Chalkboard Drawings: The “Battle of Hogwarts” edition

Posted in chalkboard drawings with tags , , , , , , , on May 5, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

I draw a picture of myself on my classroom’s chalkboard everyday. I collect those pictures as camera phone photos and post them on Sundays. See the rest here.

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In honor of The Battle of Hogwarts, this was Harry Potter week on the chalkboard. Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture of Monday’s drawing… but I bet you can guess who it was.

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