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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Meet the Teacher night

Only 4 more days till Learn Me Gooder hits the (virtual) shelves!! YAY!! My principal never did give me approval to post my flier above the sign-in clock in the office, so I taped it to the refrigerator door in the teacher's lounge. I'm not sure that many people have seen it, because not a lot of my coworkers have mentioned that they'd like to order a copy (not that they necessarily would even if the flier was staring them in the face). Still, I'm excited that it'll only be a few more days!

In the meantime, my classroom still is nowhere near ready (though I am LOVING the "freezer room"). I have all day tomorrow to get things in shape, and I'll probably need the whole day.

Tonight, I was at the school till 7, with the last 3 hours being Meet the Teacher Night. Last year, we didn't have much of a turnout, so I was able to use most of that time to continue working on my room. This year, though, we had a near-steady flow of parents and kids come talk to us. My new partner taught 2nd grade last year, so he knows a lot of these kids, and he said that we have a whole lot of low academic students. Oh well. Nowhere to go but up, right?

2 comments:

Diane and Chad said...

I am a new follower and love your posts. As a retired teacher (41 years) I love all things education!! My son and I, also a teacher, just published our first book...woo-hoo!! It is so exciting...but the marketing is so hard:) Good Luck to you!
"How to Break 10 Common Childhood Myths"

http://childhoodmyths.net/blog

Mister Teacher said...

Thanks for stopping by, Diane and/or Chad! :) Best of luck with your book!