I was away from school for a day for a workshop on Tuesday and I left my substitute teacher in charge of supervising the painting phase of the project. Most of the globes are looking really good, but there's always that one...
I thought I'd post a picture of it here with some sort of fondly snarky title, like, "One of These Things Is Not Like the Others..." and I wouldn't have felt too bad about it, because apparently this one crumpled globe was the result of some genuine knuckle-headedness on the part of one of my 7th grade boys.
But then, yesterday, he came into class with a plan for how to fix his globe, using a ruler and a lot of scrap paper to stuff it with. He plans to patch it with masking tape and paint over the patch. Here's what it looks like right now: