*****DIsclaimer- This post WAS started on Wednesday. Due to a lack of motivation and an abundance of junk food the author was unable to complete it on time. Management apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Wednesday? Is that you?
You were just here! It has not been a whole week already, has it???
SLOW DOWN, SUMMER!!!
I have already been out of school for 12 days.
Twelve days is like two months in "teacher years"!! It drags in the winter and races past in the summer!!
I thought today was going to be an extraordinarily long one because I had an inservice from 8-3pm.
Ick. I was dreading it.
Do you ever dread them? You know the ones where someone reads you an extremely long ppt or tells you all about a really expensive resource that you don't have and can't get? Or the ones where they want you to put down a deposit on a timeshare but you get a free buffet- wait, that was different.
But you know the ones I am talking about, right?
Well imagine the shock on my face when I was all like, WTH- THIS IS FUN!!!!!
Really! I had a blast!
It was part one of three days and I can't wait to go back tomorrow!!!
It is STEM training for my new position as 4th grade science. Oh my goodness, we did a few activities where I got to "play" with toys and learn! So much fun. I cannot wait to do some of these with my class. And the challenge we had was great too.
It was about the rising cost of gas (irony: inservice was on the other side of town) but we did a Close reading ariticle, a math task and a challenge all based on the this.
Now this may not seem like a BIG NEWS for some of you, but remember that I have only "skimmed" science concepts for the last seven years- so this was amazing!!
(I'm totally going to do the time share and that buffet better be good!!!)
I worked with some great ladies- take a look at the "car" we made. After using the materials that we were given to choose from and we made this hot rod. It was our goal for it to be propelled by wind. (box fan). Our goal was speed, not distance. The little guy averaged 56 mph!!!! That's faster that the Buick Regal that I had 22 years ago!!!! That thing rattled at 30 and became a death trap at 35!!
We have more cool stuff coming around the next two days- I will be sure to keep you updated!!!!
While I am on my way home from this meeting, I get a fwd email from The Mr.
Middle Little has succeeded in royaling messing up his XBOX live
How bad could it be??? He just changed the skin of his avatar to blue......
Well, he is OFFICIALLY Banned from XBox Live
FOREVER. FOR LIFE.
Like not kidding.
Permanent suspension!!! WTH!!!!! I just bought that YEAR long card and he only got TWO Months of it
The Mr said, "Don't do it! Let it be a lesson!" Translation: Don't let him play his Xbox.
I responded, "Dear, we can teach him a lesson a different way." Translation : Are you freakin' crazy?? You're not the one who has to stay home with him all day and listen to him complain...
Check out this new one- I have been saving for you. It came with a shipment I received. First read over the big print.
Have they had this many fraudulent claims? I am picturing those insurance scam investigators following 5th graders around and reporting back to the office:
Nope, Bob. We can't replace Billy's binder because I SAW him using it as a skateboard ramp!! And then Chris Hansen comes in and scares the truth out of poor Billy.....
Oh, the things that go through this squirrely brain sometimes.
I leave you this evening with a "How Did They Get Here?" pic.....
WTH?!! Why are there sadness vibes coming from my blog?!?!?!? It makes ME sad just to think about it !
We can do like on Peter Pan and all "believe' and think good thoughts and the sad squirrel will go away....
Ok- this lady has to get up early and go collaborate one more time before the weekend arrives!
Hope you're all right where you want to be:)