Sunday, December 22, 2013

Happy Holidays!

I'm about to leave for Taiwan, but I wanted to say Happy Holidays!  And hope everyone has a GREAT break!

Reminder:
APUSH - Read and summarize Chapters 20,21, and 22.  Due January 6th.
Oklahoma History - Finish all 18 TTCU Modules by January 3rd!

Monday, December 16, 2013

Attention Government and Oklahoma History Students:

 
Return your textbook on the day of your final!  Or you'll get a hold card!

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Amending the Constitution

 
A little while ago in my US Government classes we covered Amendments to our Constitution.  I always think this is one reason why our government has lasted so long!  Our Founding Fathers have made it possible to change the constitution and change and adapt with the times.  The constitution explains the process in Article 5.  It is a long process to change the Constitution.  It takes years, but it should!  We really need to make sure the amendment is needed!
 
There are so many different amendments.  I always ask the students which one is the most important?  I always get the same response!  The 1st Amendment - Freedom of Speech!  Then I had them write an amendment.  I asked them to think about what does this country need?  Here are the topics they came up with:
 
  • Congress Term Limit
  • Balanced Budget
  • Treating Disabled Equally (Made me Smile)
  • Get rid of discrimination
  • Gay marrisage to be legal

Monday, December 9, 2013

Another Snow Day!


Can you believe it?  We get another Snow Day!  I can't!  But I just want to encourage you to be taking advantage of this time.  We are at the end of the semester, and Finals are next week!  I hope everyone is studying and working! 

A note to the parents - all of my students have been given their study guide for the final!

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Another Snow Day!



We get another SNOW day!  I hope you guys take advantage of it and study!  Now is the time to work hard, and then enjoy Winter Break!  So do what you need to do to prepare for Finals!  You'll be so glad you did!

I'm taking advantage of these snow days!  I am getting so much grading done!  Hopefully by tomorrow I will be all caught up! 

Hope to see you guys soon!

Friday, December 6, 2013

Snow Day 2013


I hope everyone is enjoying their snow day and staying safe!  Don't forget to use the weekend's time wisely!  Finals Week is coming up soon - all of my classes have been given their study guide for the final! 

Nelson Mandela Died 12-5-13!

 
Yesterday at the age of 95 Nelson Mandela passed away!  The world has just lost someone special!  Mandela is a GREAT example to all on how to live your life.  Especially in leadership - he was such a great and compassionate leader!  Nelson Mandela will be missed!
 
I'm sure all weekend there will be specials on his life!  Watch some if you can!
 
Coming out this month - I'm sure it will be a huge hit!
 
 

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