Sometimes, ok many times, she could be loud.
She rolled her eyes and twirled her neck. Often.
Her behavior was everyone else’s fault, never hers.
But as the school year progressed, she changed.
Was she perfect? By, no means.
Did I require perfection from her? READ MORE…
An easel sits in the right hand corner of our room.
It’s always been there.
Sometimes I use it, most of the time I don’t.
I started to notice something a few days ago.
My students have taken over the easel.
If You Give a Child a Packet…Or Sometimes a Worksheet.
Packets come in all shapes, sizes, and subjects.
I have used packets on occasion, less and less with more and more years of teaching..
Packets can be cute, fun, and/or adorable, but it doesn’t disguise its intent. Time spent on, usually, meaningless work, busy work. READ MORE…
2014 was not a big year for writing for me.
But although I did not write often, you still read when I wrote.
So, thank you for continuing to read, and share, my thoughts.
Enjoy all the wonderful things that 2015 may bring, and defeat the obstacles that may challenge you!
ENJOY THE TOP 5 POSTS FOR 2014!
I have at least one every year.
That child I wish I could clone.
The kid that is so sweet, respectful, polite, works hard, helpful, gets along with their peers, an absolute delight!
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Honestly, I have reached that age where I can’t even remember what happened in 2013. Life has become a blur. The years are whizzing by!
One of the highlights of 2013 was having the governor of Delaware visit our class to start American Education Week. We had a Mystery Skype and he LOVED it! We need to show our politicians what we can do besides test!! READ MORE…