It's still slow, but I did teach three days last week. Monday was junior high PE, including games of pass-only football and ultimate frisbee. Good clean fun outside on what will likely be one of the last nice days of the season. Tuesday and Wednesday I had off, then junior high math on Thursday, and high school math on Friday. Friday was, in fact, my first time teaching an International Baccalaureate class (two sections of pre-calculus). IB students are usually some of the top students in a school, and here it showed. I had very little to do in those classes, just gave them a few pages in the book to study, the assignment, and let them loose. Sure, not everybody concentrated their whole effort on the work, but they did get going, and I was able to go around and actually help a few students as well.

I have another junior high math assignment tomorrow, then the rest of the week is clear (and I won't be teaching on Thursday, since I have tickets to the matinee of

*Wicked* that afternoon). But I'm heartened by how much work I'm getting now, and how many other jobs I'm lining up for the future, so maybe I can at least teach mostly math this year.

And now, thanks to my wife, a new link or two:

ticalc.org seems to be a site devoted to how folks can use TI calculators, like mine. Someone came up with

a driver to use a flash drive on a TI-84 Plus. Guess which kind of calculator I have?

Oh, and the new season of

*NUMB3RS* starts this Friday! I found

a blog devoted to the show that ought to be fun once things get underway.

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