Saturday, November 18, 2006

Extra Credit Reading: Saturday, November 18, 2006

Here's how California high school math teacher Darren plans to spend the Thanksgiving break. (We don't think that he'll be the only one...)

It seems as though more and more parents are giving their kid's "motivators" in order to get higher grades
on their report cards. (Disc. It will soon be report card time, and our 14-year-old daughter, the TeenWonk, has been eyeing certain television commercials hungrily.)

As a history teacher, how could I resist this fun story about a high school history teacher who takes his classes out for
a little archeological digging?

In Florida, the State
has mandated that 8th graders should pick a "majors" to study in high school.
See our latest EduPosts and yesterday's Extra Credit Reading.