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
Another great week. I got a lot done. I still have a ton to do, but this week was productive for sure. Our math coach stopped by to teach a Math Workshop Lesson. Wow, she’s good. My kids learned a lot. This was a part of the lesson. Thank you, Coach O’Connel! Combined our … Continue reading This is becoming a trend
I year ago I read a book called "Quitter". The short premise of the book is that we as people are doing to much. We need to start quitting things that we're not going to be excellent at so we can focus in on those few things that make us stand out. *I never said … Continue reading I Quit!
This week has been great. I really, truly have been blessed with a fantastic group of kiddos. They don't do a lot of things right, but wow are they open to correction and redirection. Now, if I could get the guy I shave with everyday to really understand this literacy block I'd be golden! There's … Continue reading What a great week!
I scored some new superhero toys from a consignment sale. As I find them I'll add more to my city scape. Even got a black suit Spidy to swing from a building. Got to have our friendly neighborhood spiderman guarding the city. Ready for a restful weekend, NOT! I have so much to do I'll … Continue reading Some new class decorations
Today was another W for "Super Learners Central". Taking the time on the front end to practice procedures is making me feel better about the time when we dive into the meat and potatoes of class. I also know that some of my kids aren't the strongest in every subject. I can see little signs … Continue reading If I string together enough little wins
Super Learners! Look up in the sky it's a kid! No it's a child. No it's a SUPER LEARNER! We excitedly want to and seek to learn new information to help strengthen our future choices. This came out WAY cooler than I thought it would. The kids that have seen my room have … Continue reading The new classroom theme is…