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Oct 26 2008

When I rule the world…

Chris and I have a lot of converstions that begin with the phrase, “When I rule the world…” For example, one of Chris’s favorites is, “When I rule the world, there will be no right turns on red.” I might¬†respond with, “When I rule the world, lawmakers passing laws restricting the sale of pseudoephedrine will…

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Oct 23 2008

Student sample

The midterm prompt: Using the opinions presented in the quotations above, as well as your own experiences, observations and/or readings, write an editorial for your local newspaper on the meaning of diversity (differing from one another). Student response (all [sic]) What is diversity? Diversity is like your race riliging and the way that people acted…

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Oct 17 2008

Tidbits

A few conversations I have had with students over the past week… “Ms. W, where was you yesterday?” “I was out for personal reasons.” “Was you sick?” “No.” “Was you hurt?” “No.” “Was you in an accident?” “No. It was personal.” “Personal? What was you, having a baby?” ….. ¬†“Ms. W! Look what I can…

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Oct 13 2008

While you were out…

I have been battling a strangely persistent cough for about two weeks now. Mostly I feel slightly under the weather but not full blown sick, so I have been dragging myself to work, but on Wednesday the will simply gave out. I woke up at about 7:15 (school starts at 8:30) and knew that it…

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Oct 01 2008

The calm before…

4th block has been rather quiet these last few days. Well, they’ve been quiet for 4th block — if it were any other class I’d say they were loud and obnoxious. I can’t decide if they’re quiet because they’re plotting something (entirely possible) or because they’re finally starting to break to my will. This is…

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