Showing posts from September, 2012

(NF) Challenge 2: DragonRider

6 WEEK CHALLENGE - September 24 to November, Rangers, WeyrCat - DragonRider (Challenge 2) [link]

September 28th, 2012 - RP. Getting in the swing.
September 30th, 2012 - RP. Cardio and Volunteering!
October 15th, 2012 - Short summary. Busy with school.
October 17th, 2012 - On track and rockin!
October 19th, 2012 - Tired, unmotivated!
October 22nd, 2012 - ITBS Flare up.
October 28th, 2012 - Week in review. Wallet Stolen.
October 30th, 2012 - Homework and slipping a little.
October 31st, 2012 - Food: great. PT: bad. School: GOOD.
November 2nd, 2012 - Day 7 food sobriety, chugging along!
November 6th, 2012 - Looks like A, C, D, F for quests, but chuggin along!
November 9th, 2012 - A, C, C, F for Quests. RP.
Gained:  2.4WIS, 3.2STR, 2.9CON,2.2STA. 

September 27th, 2012 12:56 AM I've always been a weyrcat. A cat that lives with dragons. What I've never had the courage to do... is ride one.
I'm a helper. I do as others need. I'm a shoulder, a hand, the tablecloth setter, the drin…

Teaching Internship and Family Gatherings

Happy Autumnal Equinox!
Yesterday, September 22, was the Autumnal Equinox and the starts the last quarter turn before winter. It's been a pretty touch quarter for me, so I'm hoping to kind of slide into a more relaxed, but more focused, state of being.

A Student Teaching Opportunity!
Part of my education courses require to me to observe in a classroom for 15 hours this semester. One of my classmates is in another program that allows her to intern. The difference between observing and interning is activity; an intern is more like a Teaching Assistant and can grade, give short lessons, and in this case, get paid a little. I contacted the program director, that day, and even though the application process was closed they worked with me to find me a placement! I'm so excited! In fact, one of the liaisons saw "Secondary Biology" on my after-the-fact application and pitched me to the principal of a local high school, so I actually get to intern in a 9th grade Biology cl…

What I want my Blog, er Life, to be about!

This week has been very self-revealing.

Firstly, I'm looking more at my public persona.
As I get farther into my teaching courses I'm coming to terms the fact that, while I never really worried about keeping private life private, students and parents and even the school districts may "Google" me. I remember reading about a teacher who had a private photo of herself holding a Solo cup; she was forced out of her job for the photo even though the most inappropriate thing about the photo was her duck face. When looking for that article to link here I found yet another article of a teacher forced out of her job due to private photos of her holding wine glasses while on vacation! (1) While I've always held to my own adage of "if you don't want your grandmother to see it, don't post it" glasses of adult beverages don't fall under that category. I've prided myself on having a blog that's accurate over the years so I kept all the quizzes and wh…

Classroom Architect

One of my assignments for Intro to Tech for Educators was to design a classroom (to certain specifications). I'm posting it here
A: Because it's neat. B: In case the file upload goes wrong. C: Look! I made it a science classroom! Look's like the one I had when I was in 7th grade science! Bangarang!