Dawn K Rutt
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  • Peeling an Orange with a Screwdriver
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Word Crimes

Weird Al is suddenly back in the spotlight, and he is exactly as ridiculous as I remember him being as a child. I thttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDchink I know the lyrics from his Micheal Jackson parodies better than I know the originals, and there have been times when "Eat It" has gone through my head, while begging the kids to eat dinner. Just open up your mouth and FEED it. I will admit that I actually have one of Weird Al's cassettes lying around here somewhere. I'm still working…See More
Jul 17
Dawn K Rutt posted a blog post

Standardized Testing, TCAP, Common Core and Why it All Sucks.

The TCAP standardized tests (aka the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program) have finally wrapped up for the school year.Have you seen the clip from the Stephen Colbert's Report yet? (You can find it here.) Kind of sums up how I feel about Common Core and the testing procedures. He just doesn't swear as much as I do when I talk about them. Because they are completely &#$*%@*…See More
May 9
Dawn K Rutt commented on Dawn K Rutt's blog post 'Exposing the Seedy Underbelly of the Teacher's Lounge'
"You're so right, Emily! Without motivation and passion, it's just a job."
May 9
Emily Huston commented on Dawn K Rutt's blog post 'Exposing the Seedy Underbelly of the Teacher's Lounge'
"Well it is true that every teacher cannot be morally upright but they are meant instill good values to the kids. That is why it important for teacher to be motivated towards their job & helps kids in learning good things in their life. I…"
May 9
Dawn K Rutt posted a blog post

Exposing the Seedy Underbelly of the Teacher's Lounge

Over the years I have put in several hours of volunteer work at the elementary school. I've ridden nausea-inducing school buses for field trips, and spent a lot of time in classrooms helping kids with various class projects. I've logged countless hours in the teacher's lounge, copying papers, coloring, cutting, pasting, and wishing that I had more coffee but too afraid the principal will yell at me if I get caught drinking the teacher stuff. I've discovered a few things in that time. Parent…See More
May 7
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Word Crimes

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 3:38pm 0 Comments

Weird Al is suddenly back in the spotlight, and he is exactly as ridiculous as I remember him being as a child. I thttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDchink I know the lyrics from his Micheal Jackson parodies better than I know the originals, and there have been times when "Eat It" has gone through my head, while begging the kids to eat dinner. Just open up your mouth and FEED it. I will admit that I actually have one of Weird Al's cassettes lying around here somewhere. I'm…

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Standardized Testing, TCAP, Common Core and Why it All Sucks.

Posted on May 9, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

The TCAP standardized tests (aka the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program) have finally wrapped up for the school year.

Have you seen the clip from the Stephen Colbert's Report yet? (You can find it here.) Kind of sums up how I feel about Common Core and the testing procedures. He just doesn't swear as much as I do when I talk about them. Because they are completely &#$*%@*…

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Exposing the Seedy Underbelly of the Teacher's Lounge

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 3:09pm 2 Comments

Over the years I have put in several hours of volunteer work at the elementary school. I've ridden nausea-inducing school buses for field trips, and spent a lot of time in classrooms helping kids with various class projects. I've logged countless hours in the teacher's lounge, copying papers, coloring, cutting, pasting, and wishing that I had more coffee but too afraid the principal will yell at me if I get caught drinking the teacher stuff. I've discovered a few things in that time. Parent…

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At 1:43pm on February 24, 2014, Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner said…

Stopping in to say hello and a warm welcome from The Girlz Korner.

 
 
 

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