In the spirit of Halloween, we are embracing all things dead. Write a story whose last line is "...and that is how I died" You can submit your story as a comment.
So far this term, we have been graded on seven pieces of work. Sometimes we put a lot of effort into our assignments, only to receive a disappointing grade.
As a teacher, it can be tough to hear a student complain about their grade when we know they have spent hours sweating over the work.
In this blog posts, I want you to evaluate your own work:
- Look back on your work that has been corrected and see can you identify any patterns or areas where marks are being lost.
- Read the comments that I have left you...are the same mistakes happening again and again?
- In the comments section, write up your evaluation. Be honest with yourself. Critique your
Please read this article about the day a man met his Internet troll.
How does this article make you feel?
Can you relate to any of it?
Do you agree with how it was resolved?
Happy World Teachers' Day! Sorry I can't be there to accept my champagne, chocolates and flowers in person. I'm off collecting my award for Best Teacher in the Universe.
In today's class I want you to write an essay about the teacher that has inspired you the most. Please keep in mind that I most certainly AM open to flattery and praise. If your essay is entitled 'Miss Cullen ... my hero', you WILL get favourable marks.
I am an English teacher in St. Oliver's Community College, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Follow me on Twitter at @julesheeney.