Monday, August 24, 2009
OMFG! This is going to be one loooong year! I have some very low students!
What do you do when an AP student writes an essay analyzing the central question in The Scarlet Letter from the perspective that Nathaniel Hawthorne is a woman?
What do you do when a student refuses to give you his legal name? “Yo, man, you just call me Blaackk! My peoples just call me Blaaackk, man.”
What do you do when you give an assignment to assess student understanding and five kids just look at the paper? And what do you do when you reteach the material to the whole class, only to have the same five students just look at the paper on the retest?
What do you do when an AP student spells corner, curner?
And to think I am getting paid $900 less this year due to furloughs! And if anyone dares tell me that I am just lucky to have a job…