Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Numbers Game

Before my kids can leave every period, I have a routine they must follow...1. Sit 2. Be Quiet 3. Put your book in the top corner of your desk. I usually give them a heads up to the ringing of the bell. Here's what happened yesterday: Mr. H: Ok, 30 seconds until the bell. 7th Grade Student: 10, 9, 8, wait a minute. Mr. H: Really?

Thursday, May 3, 2012

What's in a race?

Well, as the school year comes to a close, I have a few blog postings to catch you up on... While discussing the Supreme Court, I brought up a few "firsts" of the court. Sandra Day O'Connor - the first female justice. Thurgood Marshall - the first black justice and... Mr. H: Here's Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice. 7th Grade Student: Is she black?