A Quiet Mind

A conversation a colleague tole me about a while back:   Teacher to student:  "You look pensive" Student: "No, I'm just thinking..."   *** Before the break we were discussing reflective reading practices in a senior English class.   Students had a real hate on for journal writing while reading.…

Photoboarding

Thanks to @fitfatman I now have a working term for an emergent student behavior:PHOTOBOARDING: an emerging student response of taking pictures of in-class notes from overheads or the board, rather than writing notes.In a senior academic English class we began a unit on short stories.  The instructions were complex and…