Dear Summer ETAI Conference Conveners,
I’m looking forward to this summer’s ETAI conference. I always enjoy these conferences a great deal (the Spring Conference was a treat!) and this summer’s topic is one particularly close to my heart: Music, Mime, Movies and More. Not only have you lined up an exciting guest speaker, Russel Stannard, but I know for a fact how much our local teachers have to offer. I’m excited about my own presentation as well. As I said, a lot to look forward to.
If you don’t mind, may I make a tiny suggestion for some additional fun?
Seven word biographies are exactly what the title says they are. Here are two examples:
Malcolm Gladwell – Father said: “Anything but journalism.” I rebelled.
Elizabeth Gilbert – Eats/Loves too much…should Pray more.
Frankly, when I read the post ETAI came to my mind. We have such creative and witty teachers! And thanks to the conferences and our ETNI mailing list, many of us know each other!
If you agree, I could create a Google Form where teachers could send in their own 7 word biographies. This is much easier for me (as opposed to members sending me emails) and all the responses will appear in one place. Then the response could be seen scrolling on a screen, or posted somewhere in the venue during the conference. In the recent Spring ETAI Conference there was a screen used for announcements.
I think we would all get a good chuckle between sessions reading biographies submitted by the members.
Here’s mine for the moment. I reserve the right to change it in the future:
Always reinventing myself while remaining a teacher.
I hope you find my little proposal possible.