Tuesday, June 2, 2009

The Best of I Want To Teach Forever: April/May 2009

I must have tempted fate with my last "best of" post in March, because after posting every day that month, I've struggled to post more than twice a week for the last two. School has been especially challenging, as have issues outside the classroom, but I make no excuses. I apologize to the many of you that have supported me or thanked me in a variety of ways--this blog is as much for you as it is for me. With that in mind, I decided to hold off until now to compile the best posts of April and May. Here's what I consider my best work:
  1. Quick Adding and Subtracting Integers Review [4/6]
  2. More Newspaper Math: Ripped From The Headlines [4/8]
  3. The Day I Realized I Lost My Students' Respect (Or Never Had It In The First Place) [4/15]
  4. Send Yourself to Language School This Summer [4/28]
  5. The Book That Made Me Love Math Again (And The Class It Inspired) [5/10]
  6. What 21st Century Skills Should Mean [5/13]
  7. Finding Life in Death [5/27]
There have also been a lot of posts both in two of my ongoing series: 52 Teachers, 52 Lessons (Weeks 12-18) and Five for Friday (a weekly column of five neato links in rapid succession). Now you can catch up!

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