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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #20 on: July 09, 2007, 02:28:04 AM »


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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #21 on: April 13, 2008, 02:49:59 AM »

Here's a pic of my classroom bookcase. Can you spot the thirty Beatles related items? Heh. It's like Where's Waldo. There's actually more than thirty but some are covered up. And I've been wondering why people at my school think I'm obsessed!
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #22 on: April 13, 2008, 03:13:12 AM »

Sondra, I'm so jealous!!! I wish I had a teacher like you when I was in elementary school. Maybe I would have gotten into the Beatles sooner.
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #23 on: April 13, 2008, 03:25:25 AM »

Heh. At my parent conferences last week the parents kept thanking me for getting their kids into the Beatles. It's so funny. Most kids instantly love the Beatles as soon as they hear them. All I have to do is play them a few songs, show them The Yellow Submarine and they're hooked. That's true genius.   8)
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #24 on: May 09, 2008, 12:31:55 AM »

Here's a story to show how dumb I am. So every now and then at my school the co head of school brings prospective families around to classes in order to check out our school. Sometimes we know and sometimes we don't. I hate when she does this. Anyway, last week a nice African American family came into my classroom during math. But I was annoyed because she didn't let me know. Anyway, she asked me to explain my lesson and I was sort of quick about it and didn't really say much. But they were in my class for quite a while chatting with her and my assistant. So today I was talking to her and she says all excited, "so what did you think of the last family I brought in?" And she has this huge smile on her face like I should be impressed or something. I didn't even remember at first that she had come in so I'm like "who? when?" So she looks at me like I'm crazy and says,"You didn't recognize him?" I'm like, "no, who?" And now I'm really wondering. So she laughs and says, "Stevie Wonder!" Which just shocked me! I'm like, "WHAT?!! No way!" Then she and the principal started laughing at me. She goes, "how could you not recognize this big guy standing there??" and the principal says, "it's a good thing we didn't bring in Paul McCartney!" Ha, ha. Needless to say, I now feel like a complete idiot! Plus, I missed out on seeing a freaking legend! My powers of observation are incredibly lacking. So I'm telling myself, well, maybe he looked different. Maybe he didn't have his braids in. So later on I asked the kids if they recognized him. After I said his name a lot of them were like, "oh yeah!" So I asked them if he had braids in. They're like, "YES! He had long braids and big black glasses on!" How I missed that I will never know. I think I need my head examined.

I'm only sharing this because you guys are fellow music lovers and probably could appreciate how stupid I feel. i want to smack myself unconscious. I really do.
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #25 on: May 09, 2008, 02:54:50 AM »

OH my....thats shocking! lol

Thats a big one in music hall of fame stakes. All those questions about ebony & ivory you could have made!  ;D
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« Reply #26 on: May 09, 2008, 06:44:03 AM »

You don't even know. The more I think about it, the more I want to cry! I mean, finally, something really cool happens in my boring life and it's right in front of my face and I completely miss it!! They must have been in my room for ten minutes at least. My one chance of seeing a music legend up close and I'm clueless. I didn't even look at him when I was talking. I just focused on some woman. Stupid!! But that's what I do when people come to observe me. I get too nervous so I cope by not really focusing on them. They usually just watch me teach. But she tells me today the reason she asked me to explain my lesson because HE CAN'T SEE! So I mean, I really feel like an ass. She usually doesn't ask me to explain the lesson so that really threw me off. I just got too nervous. Imagine if I knew it was him. Maybe it was better that I didn't. That's what I'm going to keep telling myself. Otherwise I might just go jump out a window. I hate me.  :B
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #27 on: May 09, 2008, 09:34:13 AM »

Don't hate you. You probably sounded like a proper kick ass teacher not even phased by the Wonder himself. He'll probably want his kids in your class. ;)
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #28 on: May 09, 2008, 11:00:27 PM »

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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #29 on: May 10, 2008, 05:26:07 AM »

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Here's a pic of my classroom bookcase. Can you spot the thirty Beatles related items? Heh. It's like Where's Waldo. There's actually more than thirty but some are covered up. And I've been wondering why people at my school think I'm obsessed!

That's OK Sondra.  I understand.  This is what I have in my business office:



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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #30 on: May 10, 2008, 08:43:32 PM »

Quote from: 216
But she tells me today the reason she asked me to explain my lesson because HE CAN'T SEE! So I mean, I really feel like an ass. She usually doesn't ask me to explain the lesson so that really threw me off. :B
I so understand this. It's a matter of context. I don't recognize people in the grocery store even if I work with them-- they're in the wrong place. So I can understand not expecting Stevie Wonder, oh, in your classroom. It would have been nice if you'd had some warning, though.

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Heh. At my parent conferences last week the parents kept thanking me for getting their kids into the Beatles. It's so funny. Most kids instantly love the Beatles as soon as they hear them. All I have to do is play them a few songs, show them The Yellow Submarine and they're hooked. That's true genius.   8)
I think this is adorable-- also interesting! Perhaps there really was something to the Beatles after all that made them popular. It wasn't just hype! ;)

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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #31 on: May 13, 2008, 01:03:32 AM »

Thanks Marie. I have a feeling that people think I'm either lying about this or bragging. I'm doing neither. I just thought it was something exciting to share amongst music fans. That's all really. I'm still bummed about it. But oh well. I keep praying he sends his kids to our school, but I highly doubt it. Wah.
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #32 on: May 13, 2008, 01:50:59 AM »

Aw, don't feel bad! We all have blonde moments. At least you can say he was in your classroom. Anyway, maybe it's for the best. I don't know about you, but if I knew I was in the same room as Stevie Wonder I would have turned into a stammering idiot.
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #33 on: July 23, 2008, 01:43:33 AM »

I agree, I think if you had known it was Stevie, you may have gotten really nervous!  but it is a shame that you didn't get to say anything.  Oh well, don't feel bad.  At least you can say you had him in your classroom! how cool is that?!
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #34 on: July 24, 2008, 07:32:55 PM »

Hi Sandra!
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #36 on: August 01, 2008, 02:52:29 AM »

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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #37 on: August 01, 2008, 08:50:02 AM »

Ooo, that is disturbing on so many levels. It's like an advertisement for gay porn!  ??)
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #38 on: August 01, 2008, 03:50:17 PM »

heheh!
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Re: Sandra's Mailbox
« Reply #39 on: November 03, 2008, 03:12:06 PM »

You need to post on here more often... I don't even care if you are an American, I still like you.  :P
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