Harry Potter for the win!
So I am helping the other high school teacher out and covering his upper Elementary school reading group while he gives the high schoolers more attention as the school year ends. I have two students in class today and we have been reading the very first Harry Potter book. They are both 11 (the age of Harry in the first book) and they are great readers. After we read the book aloud for an hour...
Middle School Students Go To TOWN!
So this past week my teacher BFF and I took our 5 middle school students to the nearest “town”, of about 4,000 people. A few clarifications here, I live in a native Alaskan village of about 80 people so this was a BIG DEAL. We had been planning this trip for months, the budget, what we would do, where we would stay, everything. Also when I say middle school I really mean a third...
5-7-12Also this dance which I had seen them do before. So cool!
5-7-12At Cultural Heritage Week my students and Alumni from the school performed many dances, I am a terrible videographer.
Sorry for not posting in such a long time! Many things have happened though! My students made bets on when the snow would melt from an unplowed spot and it has happened!! The leaves on the trees are as big as squirrels’ ears, and if I were in the south that would mean that I was allowed to wear shorts and dresses by my mother, but not in Alaska where the “high” is 45 degrees. ...
From the mouths of babes....
Or teenagers rather. This blog is for pictures I know but these quotes were just too good. Student: “Ms. B, how bout I steal your ring and then pawn it and give you half the money?” Me: “How bout not?” Student: “Ms. B, I hate math, I hate math, I hate math, but I like reading!” Me: “That just melted my heart!” Student: “Now don’t...
So I cannot find my camera cord in the great migration back from the homeland. I hope it didn’t fall out of my bag on the flight or through the wading to my apartment! I am working on the pictures I have taken but for now here are pictures of Cordova which is about 50 miles south of me.
10-29-11 I am a good sport I think.