Though this is the best group of kids I’ve had in a long time, they’re still little humans and they’re flawed. Why can’t you hang a coat, bookbag, sweater on the hook? It’s really not that hard! Augh. Jeans passes are back! I will be trendy and wear a #bowtie, but probably won’t tuck … Continue reading So far this year
The 1st part of this school year is almost wrapped up like a present under the tree. I can’t say just how excited I am about getting away and recharging, but I am sure you understand my current state. Also this marks the end of 2015 a pretty good year over all. As with all … Continue reading A look back at 2015
This week I made LOTS of head way with both my English as well as Spanish students. They all need help, but in different scales to say the least. I had two readers come in this week. (Had to catch up on the fact that I didn’t have one last week) Grade level chose Weather … Continue reading Let’s talk about a great week
This week was OUTSTANDING! I love this group of kids! I’m so very happy to have come aboard. Now let’s review this week in pics. The 5th grade team thought it would be nice to start everyone’s week with a special card. They were right. That was kinda cool. My neighbor who’s a 1st year … Continue reading First full week in review.
A new district. New school. New classroom. I’m looking for as many creative storage and decorative ideas as possible, but I’m not going to just pull them from Pinterest. I want this year’s classroom theme to be a darling of Pinterest and be 100% original ideas and content. I’m expecting others to pin me all over their … Continue reading My new classroom
This school year’s body isn’t cold yet and I’m ready to start an autopsy. So much to say about this year! Off the bat, this year was very, very challenging. There were the usual challenges, yes. There were a lot of others as well that no one saw coming. There were some unique behaviors that really … Continue reading Let’s go ahead and talk about this 2014-2015 school year
Creativity is an area I feel I can build, grow and expand in. I don’t think that I’m horrible, but I don’t think I create stuff like I should. So I’m reading a book on nurturing the creative mind. An activity in the book is asking “what if”. The more ridiculous the better. I sat … Continue reading 24 hours of “what ifs”