• Classroom Teacher vs. School Teacher

    Part One: Reflect on your classroom vs. school teacher mannerisms. Do you think you lean more one way than the other? What do you do to embody a "school teacher" approach? Is there anything that you feel you can do be...
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  • Officer Interviews

    We conducted officer interviews after school today. It is always an exciting time to meet the students who will be my officers for the upcoming year. There are times, however when I have to wonder about how the next y...
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  • Student Pranks

    12 chairs showed up in my shop at the beginning of the school year. Not sure where they came from, but they sat there.  Since the chairs were being stored in the Ag Shop, we of course switched out the best chairs in t...
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  • Home from Washington State Convention

    Well...the week of 2011 State Convention is over. It was a hard week as the students didn't do as well as they thought they should. But boy was it ever a growing week. Here are things I think my students learned a lit...
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  • FFA Week: Take 2

    FFA Week: Take 2 - That is what we are going to title our FFA Week festivities when we hold then in 2 weeks. We had a student kill himself this past weekend and it just didn't feel right for us to continue with our fe...
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  • Staff Appreciation Breakfast?

    For FFA Week, my students have traditionally done an appreciation breakfast. It has evolved over the years. Sometimes it is just a continental breakfast and sometimes we get way more breakfast foods involved. This yea...
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  • Sub Plans...

    So I decided that I needed a sub for yesterday. I hate being sick because so often students don't make any progress and even more often they back-slide. Especially at the beginning of a semester, what rotten timing fo...
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