Current mood – distracted
Current music – radio 5 live phone in on why kids need dads
I’m really enjoying the world cup it has to be said. Even the matches that, under normal circumstances, I should have no interest in whatsoever find me glued to the screen when there are a million far more important things to be done.
To increase the excitement I have undertaken a couple of diversions. Firstly, I have instituted a score predictor game in class. Me and about fifteen of the children in the class predict the scores for the games coming up that day. You score 3 points for getting the score correct and a single point if you correctly guess a win, lose or draw. Currently I am languishing just above the relegation zone. In fact if you exclude the children who have been away this week I think I am probably the worst in the class! Still there’s 9 matches up for grabs this weekend and 27 points on offer. I’ll post the league table soon.
The second diversion is a way of deciding who to cheer for in the matches that have no significance. For this task I have turned to an excellent application from the World Development Agency.
It does put things in perspective a bit more.
Come on Ghana.