Wednesday, March 25, 2009

It's Been a Month??? What?

It's SO hard for me to believe that I haven't blogged in almost a month! Wow! Where did the time go?

A lot has happened this past month...

  • The students I blogged about in my last post were featured on our high school "Tiger TV" channel

  • My Junior Achievement Company Program students successfully created, delivered, and set up 70 incredible centerpieces for the Crystal Apple Awards Gala

  • My BEIS class participated in a JA Titan competition while still working on the NetGenEd Project

  • I had new systems installed in my computer lab (yeah!!!!...the old ones SO did not work anymore!!)

  • My younger son 'champed up' in Tennis (woo hoo!)

  • We moved my parents in with us during spring break
Needless to say, I've been incredibly busy. My only regret in all of this is that it has prevented me from being as involved as I wanted to be in the NetGenEd Project. It's is such an amazing opportunity for the students who are involved. I've been reduced to lurking about...trying to keep up as best I can with all of the happenings. I haven't had the time to participate in the webinars, the book club...not much of anything..and, well, frankly it's depressing... :-(
I am excited that my students will finish their videos on time, though. They have some incredible ideas for their videos; I'm looking forward to seeing those ideas come to life. These are the same students that participated in the 2008 Flat Classroom Project and the Flat Classroom Conference. They are amazing students! Most of them are seniors, so it's a little hard to get them to focus right now...they've all been accepted to various colleges and universities, so now they are waiting to hear about all of the scholarships for which they've applied. Plus, they are getting ready for the prom, various banquets, etc... to help my students post-produce their NetGenEd multi-media artifacts!! Promise it won't be another month before I post again!!

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