Monthly Archives: July 2010

Lets set the mood…

I decided to continue with my environment theme that I started with my previous blog post. For this post, I wanted to stress the importance I have in adding music to my classroom environment. I am a strong believer in … Continue reading

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Home Away from Home

I get a lot of compliments on my classroom. It’s not the typical high school classroom, and I’ve worked hard to make it that way. When I started teaching, I tried to make my room look like a carbon copy … Continue reading

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Resistance is Futile…

I was thinking today as I was driving to a meeting on why so many teachers I work with are so hesitant to embrace current technological trends and use technology in their classrooms in facets other than glorified chalkboards and … Continue reading

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Social Networking in Schools

This past school year I was approached by my union officials concerning my use of Facebook. For the past four years I have added current and past students to my account as “friends”. I am not ashamed of anything i … Continue reading

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Getting to know me….getting to know everything about me.

Hello All, My name is Carl Newfield and I am currently a high school history teacher at Penn Cambria High School in west central PA. This is my 5th year teaching at the District, and I must say, I love … Continue reading

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