This is a bad idea, but I’m going with it anyway.
On what date is “International Talk Like a Pirate Day” celebrated?
your blog popped up in my google reader. I’m in my fifth year as a math teacher, too, and I just wanted to let you know I’ve enjoyed reading a few posts. It sounds like you really care about your kids and really go out of your way to make sure they develop conceptual, as well as procedural, understanding. Hang in there!
There are days when I wonder if I’m actually providing anything of value.
Often that’s a good thing – it makes me dig in and bust my ass to refine what I’m doing.
But it’s really nice to hear it from someone else.