Sunday, August 03, 2008

Tomorrow is the day

I go back to work tomorrow. I had so much fun being home this summer. We played. We learned. We went to the beach. We did some art. We spent a lot of time in doctors' offices and waiting for test results. We are still waiting for some test results. We also got organized so that this school year should go more smoothly.

This week, Dave is home with the kids while I go to pre-planning. This semester, I am only teaching one new class, AP Calculus AB, and I have a lot of help with that one. I am also teaching geometry, but I did that last semester and feel pretty good about it. I have made some changes in how I will teach it based on last semester's results.

I am going to try to keep up with my art and my blog this year. I missed doing art last year, and I think my life suffered a bit because of it. My art plans include:
  • Finishing my tree piece for Breaking Traditions
  • Learning to make beaded jewelry
  • Making fiber books
  • Doing an exploration of 3-D fiber art to prepare for next year's Fiber Art Fusion show.
I have the kids' afterschooling plans made out.

  • Latina Christiana I
  • You The Owners Manual by Dr. Oz and Dr. Rosien
  • History of the Ancient World by Susan Wise Bauer
  • Classical Writing Aesop using the older beginner's workbook
  • Prima Latina
  • Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer and supplemental books
  • Classical Writing Aesop and the workbook
  • Copywork based on Barak Obama speeches
  • Get Ready for the Code
  • Counting lots of stuff
Sam just gets lots of hugs and stories read to him.

I will try not to fall off the face of the earth again. Please keep me in your thoughts and prayers as I go into this next school year.


The Calico Cat said...

Well, that answers that question - Are you going back? (How was last year?)

Do you cook different meals for Amy or is your pasta made with rice?

Good luck - with school, with pre-planning, & with keeping up with Art & ye olde blog.

Anonymous said...

Ok, will do. I always enjoy your blog posts. Take care.

QuiltingFitzy said...

Good Luck with your upcoming year. I'd love to take your Geometry class...yeah, I'm an A+ geometry nerd, lol. I've always guessed that's why I like quilting.

Some schools started here August 4, seems to get earlier every year!