Wednesday, March 12, 2008

A quick "sorry"

Hey, y'all. I'm sorry I haven't posted and haven't responded to comments. I've been really fatigued, and I have been trying to catch up on my grading and planning.

The past two days alone have been as follows:

75 students @ three, lengthy open-ended question quizzes, each
75 students @ one original poem, each
75 students @ one one-two pages really short story or poem, each
45 students @ three to four, two to three pages of writing, each
That's 735 pieces of paper read and graded very closely.

This does not include planning and making copies (which takes forever).

Let's just say I'm looking forward to the beginning of Easter vacation next Friday.

Hey, it all got finished. :)

I'll be back to actually writing stuff tomorrow. Until then, enjoy the posts below this one. (Hope my writing wasn't too awful. I'm fried.)

Also, how about a challenge?

THIS '80s hit versus THIS '80s hit.

Which one? Why?


DBA Dude said...

Sounds like the Easter break cannot come soon enough.

USA_Admiral said...

Heat of the moment --Asia
I was 20, in England and it was the heat of the moment.

Fond memories; Thanks.

momster said...

I have to go with "The Safety Dance". I remember both songs but this one had a better beat and video.

Deathlok said...

Is that a real question? Safety Dance is the answer. . it's not an opinion thing, it just is. It's not "Pop Goes The World" but. . . .

Years ago, someone lent me the Best of the Hatless Men. It's a GRRREEEAAATTT CD. Safety Dance does even make the top three on it.

Plus, HEAT OF THE MOMENT doesn't even have midgets in it.


Rogue said...

I've found it easier to electronically correct them using Word's track changes feature.

If they e-mail it to you (or save them on a school computer), you can:

1. Copy them to a thumbdrive
2. Open and correct them
3. Save them back to the thumbdrive.
4. Take thumbdrive to school and print the corrected papers

RT said...

Is it too early to count hours and minutes? Seconds?


I was never really into "Safety Dance." However, as an adult, I find it catchy.

Did you dance to this song dressed as a jester? Just wondering. ;P

In the past week or two I've started using an electronic way of collecting assignments. I'm going to be trying electronic means of correcting, too. At least I won't be carrying around all of that paper and the students can get anything they missed.

I'm a little skeptical, but that's because I haven't done everything with it, that I want to, yet.

I might not even have to print. That's the best part.