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8•19 | high five for friday!

…one…   the first week of the new school year was a success!  there were some hiccups here and there, but there always are.  (and most of mine were with adults not kids.)  i’m excited to explore some new things this year and see where it leads me!  {click HERE for my classroom tour!} ….two…… Continue reading 8•19 | high five for friday!

school stuff

teaching tip 63. “don’t smile until christmas” is crap. 

don’t smile until christmas. i don’t know how many times people told me this during my student teaching and first year in my own classroom.  it took me an entire year to figure out that this was complete crap. if you don’t have a sense of humor, this job will be very painful for you.… Continue reading teaching tip 63. “don’t smile until christmas” is crap. 

school stuff

2016-17 classroom tour!

i switched classrooms…again.  i don’t even know how many that is in my ten year career.  (ten years!? what??? time has flown by!)  so i basically started from scratch, like i always do.  i like how it turned out.  i’ll like it even more when i have some of the kids’ work on the walls to… Continue reading 2016-17 classroom tour!

planner journaling

peek inside my planner | summer 2016

this was my second month in my 2016-17 planner.  i’m loving the neutral hourly.  it’s been a rough transition though.  i’m finally getting the hang of it.  i’ll never go back to the vertical.  (click HERE for an overview of my new planner and HERE is some advice for ordering with EC.) past peek inside my… Continue reading peek inside my planner | summer 2016

on my soapbox

we’re on a break.

a couple weeks ago, i deleted the Facebook app off of my phone. i did it because it was becoming a bad habit to check it all the time.  i realized that it’s mostly a waste of time.  plus, the stuff that was on my feed was annoying me.  i had pretty much hid all… Continue reading we’re on a break.

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8•12 | high five for friday!

…one…   meet scout!  she came home this week finally from the spca!  she’s settling in very well and is a sweetheart! ….two…   i’ve been working on things at school for a week now, but this was the first official week of inservice.  it could have been worse, but it’s not my favorite.  i… Continue reading 8•12 | high five for friday!

music heals me

music mondays | 8•8

this week’s pick is a song i came across while watching showtime’s roadies.  i don’t necessarily like all of this band’s music.  it’s a little too out there for me.  but i do love this song.  the dual lead singers’ voices are so perfectly matched.  the way that they can sing in complete unison at… Continue reading music mondays | 8•8