Monday, May 21, 2012

Robots and Bubble Gum

Man, it's only Monday!  Remediation started today.  It um, went.

I did leave at 11:30 today though.  I was roped into volunteered to be a coach for our school's Robotic Team next year.  It is a new program that each elementary and middle school are able to participate in with the help of grant money.  I was awfully nervous about being a coach, but after taking our team to the training today, I feel much better! It's going to be a blast! We plan on replicating


Well not really, the robots are built out of Legos. Our team is so winning the competition next year! :)

On another note, bubble sheets are of the devil. Can I get an Amen?

I mainly hate them because I despise taking my little #2 pencil and erasing stray marks or making those faint pencil marks nice and dark.

Thank goodness Elisabeth told me of a nice little trick she used to bribe convince her kiddos to clean up their answer sheet in exchange for bubble gum!  I loved it!

My kiddos loved it too! I've never had such clean scan sheets.  You know, anything to make my life a little easier.

Well I planned on having the bubble gum for them on Friday. Well that didn't happen.  Did I have it today? Nope, forgot!

So I finally got around to grabbing some gum and made some cute little tags to go with it. You know, to make up for being 2 days late.


You can grab them from Google Docs for free.  I know everyone is probably done testing, but there is always next year. 




9 comments:

  1. Love it. Hopefully this will help those that are bubble challenged next year

    Yearn to Learn Blog

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  2. I think I will use this tomorrow since it's our first day of testing :)

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  3. I think I will use this tomorrow since it's our first day of testing :)

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  4. We haven't started testing either. Will def share this with my teachers!

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  5. I'm a new third grade blogger and I love your blog. Such great ideas!!

    Brynley
    http://brynleysbrainstorms.blogspot.com/

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  6. I searched Elisabeth's blog and couldn't find her fantastic bubble tips...a little help please!!!

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    1. She didn't post about it, she told me about it in conversation. It's easy, all I did was encourage my students to clean up their bubble sheets. I told them they would get 2 pieces for each clean sheet, but you can do whatever bribery you want to do! :)

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