Category Archives for "Classroom Updates"

Sep 06

What Does It Mean?!

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

Week two is complete. Monday is day ten of the school year; with approximately 45 days in each quarter (and half that time for A-Day/B-Day classes), the first nine-week period is nearly one-tenth of the way complete.Week Two in Review (Semester Class)In class, your children have begun giving mini-impromptu speeches. We are using questions from Garry Poole's "The Complete Book of Questions" in order to generate table topic prompts.…

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Aug 31

Happy New Year (in August)

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

The Official New Year (for Teachers and Students) I realize that New Year's Eve is not for another 120 days, but the New Academic Year moved into full swing last week.​The room is now decorated, formal introductions have been made with many parents, the syllabus has been published, and the first week of curriculum has been delivered.…

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