Entries from May 2008

A new Shirley

Date May 28, 2008

Last week we “hired” a new AP Language teacher. As you may know Shirley Crabtree is headed to Perry, so we desperately needed someone. We did discuss in house people, and Ken James had someone in mind. When Liza and I met her, we were really excited and recommended her to district immediately. She seemed […]

Senior Prank

Date May 24, 2008

Today was the last day with seniors, and the rest of finish in the middle of next week. I came into my room the other day, and Joe was just sitting there. He gave me this look and I asked what was up. Turns out that he’d never gotten to that point before. Never gotten […]

English 101 update

Date May 17, 2008

Shelley & I got together at Paradise Bakery yesterday to work on our English 101 course. I was mildly excited since it’d been more than a month since we could really discuss it. The afternoon revolved around a couple of things. First, we tried to use Acrobat Buzzword, which is Adobe’s answer to Google Docs, […]

Gmail mini presentation

Date May 13, 2008

My mini presentation on Gmail for MaricopaTech 2008.

Google Calendar mini presentation

Date May 13, 2008

My presentation on Google Calendar for MaricopaTech 2008.

My American Dream

Date May 6, 2008

Originally on XKCD @ http://xkcd.com/79/

Basha High School has a new principal

Date May 4, 2008

At the end of the week I had a sit down with my new boss, Ken James, who is a pretty cool guy. I wanted to talk to him about American Studies and the trip to Boston. He explained how team teaching has and has not worked in the past, and the successful scenarios are […]