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Re: first day of school the Wong way....

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Linda Kelty (lckelty)
Sat, 26 Jun 1999 23:42:16 -0400

Talking about things for the early carreer years, don't you think student
teachers should watch videos like "Mr. Holland's Opus" and "Dead Poets
Society"? Can you think of any other viewing that should be required to
inspire teaching instead of paycheck gathering? Linda K.
-----Original Message-----
From: Bunki Kramer <>
To: <>
Date: Saturday, June 26, 1999 10:35 PM
Subject: first day of school the Wong way....

>Well....I listened to you all spread the word about Wong's FIRST DAY OF
>SCHOOL withOUT all that much interest since I'm an experienced and rather
>decrepit teacher. Hummm. I looked up decrepit to make sure I spelled it
>correctly and it said..."de-crep-it (adj.).Weakened, worn out, impaired, or
>broken down by old age, illness, or hard use."
> Yep...that's me. But I digress.
>Anyway....I saw this book at B&Noble two weeks ago and picked it up.
>Thumbed through it and it looked pretty interesting. Bought it to share
>with a new teacher friend of mine. It's quite fabulous for anyone in their
>first or second year. I HIGHLY recommend it for anyone unsure as to how to
>actually "teach", get started, or improve their methods. It really SHOULD
>be required reading for all those starting out in the teaching arena. Wish
>it would have been accessible YEARS ago. Toodles........
>Bunki Kramer - Los Cerros Middle School
>968 Blemer Rd., Danville, California 94526