Tuesday, March 20, 2012

We Scream for Ice Cream!

So it's been a little while since I've posted.  I've found myself getting swamped beneath all of my requirements for my teaching internship.  Who would have thought teaching would be this much work?! :)  On a lighter side, our students got the chance to go to see the Virginia Symphony today at the Christopher Newport University Ferguson Center (my Alma mater!)  We listened to some great music, including the theme song from Harry Potter :)  Things are growing a little stressful as benchmarks approach and we realize just how much material we have left to cover.  Our relaxing field trip was a nice break from the chaos that seems to be my life.

Through my student internship I have been learning more about the available technology and becoming more familiar with SMART board.  The other day our newspaper club asked each class to take a poll on the students' favorite flavor ice cream.  Instead of doing the standard, "Raise you hand if you like...," I used our SMART technology to administer the poll.  My students moved the ice cream cone to indicate their favorite flavor on the table.  It was a nice visualization of our favorite flavors of ice cream (and it tied in a little bit of math, which is always nice!).

Looks like cookies and cream is his favorite!


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