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Kings of Men

Every time I re-embark on the LotR SBG train (seems to happen for a few months every year) I always look for one particular blister: the Kings of Men. 524 more words


Mumak Conversion WIP

The long waited day has finally come! I got the neck and trunk repositioned on the mumak! I was quite concerned about starting this project initially because I really had no idea if it would turn out in the end… 524 more words


Mumak WIP

I briefly touched on this subject in a previous post but progress has been made on the mumak!

I got a second (used) mumak recently that is in dire need of some attention. 287 more words


Year 12, Day 0

This week teachers headed into school to prepare for next week and students’ return. This will be my twelfth year!

My teaching this year will include more computer science than ever before: 257 more words


Taking the Plunge

Ever since I saw Rick Wormeli passionate conference on Assessment and Differentiated Instruction, I’ve been heading down a new path in how I grade students.  My colleague Linda and I went for two days to hear his passionate mind-blowing perspective on fairness, outcomes, and hope.   416 more words


The Limitations of Improving Summative Assessment

A year ago my school started a project of trying to improve the way we do summative assessment. We had lots of different systems and not a lot of coherence, and decided to move in the general direction of standards-based grading. 372 more words


Update: Haldir's Elf With Spear

So, I made only a little progress painting last night, but I made a change to one model that has made an incredible difference.

Previously, I had mentioned having a second Haldir’s Elf Banner bearer that I wanted to convert into a spear carrier. 411 more words