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Re: [teacherartexchange] Senior Take Over Day

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From: Rebecca Burch (mamallama_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon May 21 2007 - 05:17:14 PDT


That's an awesome idea! I love the idea of having kids apply with a
resume and sample lesson plan. Very cool! I'm going to suggest this
to my principal. Thanks for sharing!

Becky

On 5/21/07, christy hedman <christyhedman@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Seniors must ask a teacher in advance if they can
> teach for them for the day. The students may teach
> what the teacher is already doing or they may come up
> with alterantive plans ( appropriate lessons ). Most
> students call "dibs" on teachers when they are
> sophomores or juniors. The Student Council president
> and Vice pres are automatically the principal and
> vice. We even have kids take over for the cafeteria
> staff. It's kind of a crazy day, but the kids get a
> taste of what it's like to do this all day long. There
> was a year when the competition for teachers was very
> high so we made the kids "apply" for the positions
> with a resume, letter of intent and what they would be
> teaching. I rewarded the kid with the best lesson plan
> and best sense of humor with my position. I've never
> regretted doing this and it's great for the school
> spirit.
> Christy
> >
> > Senior take over day sounds really interesting! So
> > how does that
> > work, do you get to pick who takes over your class,
> > or do they sign
> > up, or what? And do they teach your lesson plans or
> > do they come up
> > with their own project?
> >
> > I teach in a really small school. We graduate ~50
> > seniors a year, and
> > something like this would be a very interesting way
> > to end the year.
> >
> > Becky
> > Charleston WV
> >
> >
> >
> > leave-teacherartexchange-73144W@lists.pub.getty.edu
> >
>
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