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Mickie Gibbs
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May I Go to the Bathroom?
OK...so this is not a typical classroom blog post. It's not about flipped lessons or classroom activities or student reflections. It's about trips to the bathroom. For as long as I can remember (at least since I've been teaching at the Junior High; I don't ...
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What Keeps Me Going? #flipblogs
Life is still happening in my little corner of the world, and things such as blogging and participating in Twitter chats continue to get pushed to the side. But I decided to at least add a blog post to this weeks #flipblogs to get a post out there and add m...
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(At Least) One Good Thing
Some school years are hard. Every school year has hard times, but some years are just plain hard. This year is proving difficult mostly due to things going on outside of the classroom. Things in my personal world have been off-kilter since March. There are ...
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Annual "Start of School" Post
The last couple of years I posted about the start of school at the end of Week 2. That wasn't possible this year, so here I am at the end of Week 3. The school year has gotten off to a good start.  My classes are good, and I'm excited about the potential th...
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End of Term Reflections: College Edition
Look who's being all productive! Two blog posts this weekend, plus several other school tasks. The summer term of MTH 113 is almost over. We had our last regular class meeting this past Thursday; the final exam is next week. I had my Pre-Cal Trig students w...
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Let's Start at the Very Beginning #flipblogs
Life happened, and I missed the first #flipblogs Twitter chat. I start school next Tuesday, so who knows what will be going on Wednesday evening? I hope to get to participate in the next #flipblogs Twitter chat, but even if I don't I can write a blog. This ...
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Already?!? #flipblogs
Thanks to the brainstorming of Andrew Swan (@flipping_A_tchr), Crystal Kirch (@crystalkirch), and Matthew Moore (@matthew_t_moore), a new way to share ideas about flipped learning has launched: #flipblogs! The idea is we will blog about a common topic then ...
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Hope - It's a Beautiful Thing
So, I'm teaching this Pre-Calculus Trigonometry class for a local community college. As I mentioned in my previous post, it is scheduled for one night a week, 4.5 hours. There are 9 class meetings and the exam. I have a lot of material to cover in 9 class m...
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Taking My Flipped Game to a New Level
Last spring I was asked to teach two classes for our local community college. I agreed (spring is a blur, so I'm not sure I can be held accountable for my actions, LOL). Only one of the classes made: Pre-Calculus Trigonometry. The class meets one night a we...
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Thoughts on End-of-Year Reflections
OK...so school's been out over a week, and I gave my end-of-year reflection Google Form over two weeks ago, but I did want to jot a few thoughts to help me remember what I wanted to continue to work on next year. WIN: "Mrs. Gibbs provides opportunities to w...
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