Tuesday, September 27, 2016

It's Not Rocket Science

I often say this to my students - especially when they overthink a problem.

It's Not Rocket Science

The wallpaper version is available at the preceding link.

Today's Gratitude Item: Finally getting a problematic vector accepted on Shutterstock. It's a long story involving some unfortunate cropping decisions and a rejection reason which literally made no sense.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Rule #6

This one really applies to kids who don't try at all. If they do try, they will eventually succeed (even if a bit of failure is necessary first).

Not an Option

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Today's Gratitude Item: Needing a hat rather than an umbrella on my afternoon walk (frustratingly I had an umbrella but had left my hat at home).

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Do it!

This one is not an official rule in my class. It came close but one of my students plagiarised and then quoted this 'rule' as an excuse. So it got changed to 'Just because you can, doesn't mean you should'.

Do it!

The wallpaper version is available at the preceding link.

Today's Gratitude Item: Daylight saving! I love the fact that it gets dark later now. Not only does it mean that winter is officially 'done' - it also means being able to walk outside 'later' if desired.

Rule #7

I'm pretty sure I've made something quite similar to this in the past...

Metallic Fan

The wallpaper version is available at the preceding link.

Today's Gratitude Item: Getting home safely after an enjoyable night out that involved going to see a friend perform in an amateur theater production.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Rule #8

This could be good advice for life in general.

Have Fun...

The wallpaper version is available at the preceding link.

Today's Gratitude Item: Being on holiday! For the first time this year I'm not worrying about having to urgently create resources for next term. Right now, life is very, very good :)