Andrea Fristoe

New Teacher News -- January 2017

Blog Post created by Andrea Fristoe on Jan 26, 2017

Promising Practices

Totally Acceptable...
  1. To count shoveling snow in the school parking lot as cardio,
  2. To spend a little more time in the greenhouse this winter just to enjoy the warmth,
  3. To get excited when you see your school listed on the television screen for a snow day cancellation,
  4. To already start planning for your FFA Week activities,
  5. To get ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Hughes Act!

My Corner of the World
We all have to start our teaching career somewhere! This is Tyler D'Angelo's student teaching semester at Lafayette County Middle/High School in Mayo, FL. Let's give this soon-to-be graduate of the University of Florida a huge shout out & welcome him into the greatest profession around!
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Ag Teacher Hack"Every day I have a question either related to the topic we're covering or just a random, fun question. Sometimes it's hard to come up with these, but I try to incorporate stuff we learned from the previous day when I can."-Alison Derringer, agriculture teacher at Twin Valley South High School, Ohio
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