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Laws of Gravity · 16h ago

Rolling Starbursts

It was fifth period science at the continuation high school. The day had started off pretty good, but at this point, the students weren't all that into the doing of work of it all. Three of ...
Laws of Gravity · 1d ago

Mellowing

I saw his name on the seating chart. Nah. Has it really been two years...?I was covering a chemistry class, which means sophomores and juniors. But Oscar was justĀ in the 8th grade, wasn't he...
Laws of Gravity · 2d ago

Explorers

At the heart of much speculative fiction (and fiction in general) is a question. What if? On Tuesdays I like to throw one out there and see what you make of it. Do with it as you please....
Laws of Gravity · 3d ago

Jellyfish No. 20

Last week I did my jellyfish inventory and showed my current jellyfish in progress...I finally got it completed Thursday night. Not that I had all that much to do. It was just one of those w...
Laws of Gravity · 6d ago

Complete 5-Letter Words

I found this quiz on my Facebook feed via Mental Floss. You're given a five-letter word with one letter missing. Only one letter will complete the word, and each letter of the alphabet can o...
Laws of Gravity · 1w ago

Pointless Lie

When students leave their "home" schools and transfer to the continuation high school, they first take a class called orientation. It lasts about a month, and it covers how the continuation ...
Laws of Gravity · 1W ago

A Panicked Sub

Before I headed out to the classroom, I asked the secretary if the teacher had emailed her lesson plans. Some days I know that the teacher called out that morning. Like, when I get the call ...
Laws of Gravity · 1W ago

Not Crazy

At the heart of much speculative fiction (and fiction in general) is a question. What if? On Tuesdays I like to throw one out there and see what you make of it. Do with it as you please....
Laws of Gravity · 1W ago

Jellyfish Inventory

The other day (okay, it was more like a couple months ago), someone made a comment about how many jellyfish I'd made. And I realized that I had no idea what that number was. The vast majorit...
Laws of Gravity · 1W ago

A Non-Break

The schools are on block schedule for state testing. Two-hour periods. Which, depending on the lesson plan, can make for a very long period.(Only specific teachers are testing on any given d...