teaching

Snitches

Snitches

Student: “Snitches get stitches and wind up in ditches Mr Corn….and I ain’t no snitch.”  The phrase just hung in the air and the class was silent. What should I say? If no one in the class comes clean, then…

Compass or Map

Compass or Map

The goal of teaching is to enable and empower students to navigate this world with a compass, but I’ve been teaching them with maps. Here’s what I mean: As a teacher, I work very hard show my students the steps…

Woodshop Update

I’ve been teaching woodshop for over 8 months now and thought it was probably time for a little update. YES!!! ALL MY STUDENTS STILL HAVE ALL THEIR FINGERS!! Long story short. I like it. I didn’t really know what to…

Teaching Wood Shop

“Working on my carpentry skills – wanna be like the Master!” I just became the “Industrial Technology” teacher at Clute Intermediate and I’m excited about the possibilities! As a former Social Studies teacher who has very little experience in wood…

First Circle

I want my students to live in the “First Circle.” Let me explain. When I was a youth minister, someone once showed me the “First Circle” concept. I honestly don’t know where it originated, but I have reworked it a…

Teaching Job

Steve Corn Resume Principal’s Recommendation I have been working as a 6th grade Social Studies teacher for the last semester and will be “let go” this May due to the financial struggles of Brazosport ISD and the status of my…

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