Friday, April 23, 2010

2 Things Every Teacher Deals With, Go Green & More

Teacher. [Look at my happy rainbow!] - Mr. Halpern shares a story about his students playing "school," with one pretending to be him. It reminded me of the many, many times when students pointed out my quirks, mannerisms, common sayings and so on. Their observations certainly don't end in Kindergarten!

when being a teacher takes over your life [Mrs. Awesome Blogs] - Mrs. Awesome reaches a point that all dedicated teachers must deal with eventually.

11 Small Ways to Save Big on Ink [Wise Bread] - For teachers, schools and parents that print a lot (i.e. everybody!), this is a good primer.  In honor of yesterday's Earth Day event, here's more on saving ink and paper:
New Education Page - I first wrote about this site a few months ago, and now they've added K-12 lesson plans built around their documentary film library.  There's a lot of interesting stuff on a wide range of subjects--a great way to engage kids post-testing.

Mensa Selects Its Favorite Brainy Games of 2010 [Wired: GeekDad] - I haven't played any of these yet, but I'm going to seek them out.  There's also mention of previous winners that you might have played (or should).