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Opportunity: Project 180, Day 22


Good morning Monte Syrie, Thank you, again, for submitting your presentation information for the Washington Teachers’ Conference. The selection committee has completed their task of creating the schedule for all the presentations. You will be…

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Spirit: Project 180, Day 21


As many know, it is homecoming week at CHS, and spirits are high. I got roped into–well, my mouth got me roped into–wearing this little number yesterday. Not sure it helped the spirit as much…

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Weary Traveler: Project 180, Day 20


Twenty days in and this traveler is tired. Woke up at 3:00 and thought to get twenty more minutes of slumber, but that turned into two hours and twenty minutes….oops.  So, the post will be short…

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Voices: Project 180, Day 19


The Voices Within Yesterday, the ears behind The Voices Within “listened.” The kids read their peers’ comments and my responses from last week’s feedback. In what now has become if not common, at least consistent,…

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A Different Hat: Project 180, Day 18


Another Hat Today, I don a different hat. This evening I will resume teaching classes at EWU. This is my 5th year of consecutive quarters of teaching classroom management in the education department. As some…

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The Voices Within: Project 180, September 24, 2016


Morning, all. Here are the comments the kids left me this week. As long as their remarks were appropriate and generally relevant, I promised to publish them. I am going to call these posts “The…

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Whodunit?: Project 180, Day 17


Yesterday a mystery showed up in 211. Five bags of groceries were delivered during 4th period, and though I believed I had some thoughts on whom the mystery provider might be, I was wrong, and…

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That’s not in the Curriculum: Project 180, Day 16


So, yesterday, as a follow up to our “help” discussion, I wrote the above words on the board, imploring my kids to make my day by asking me for help and giving me feedback. And,…

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Help: Project 180, Day 15


I have long believed that we teach kids, not content. In fact, though I never do it, I have always wanted to reply when asked what I teach with, “I teach kids.” But I never…

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A Visit from the Outside: Project 180, Day 14


Ten Hut! Had visitors yesterday. Unplanned. Had no idea they were coming. Oh, I learned late that the new superintendent would be in the building yesterday morning, but I did not know that he and one…

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