• Teacher Prize Box Supplies on a Budget

    August 4, 2017

    For most of us teachers, the turning point from July to August bring us in a straight count down of every minute left in summer before school starts. Most of us are starting to set up our classrooms, get our lesson plans in line and setting up our behavior systems for the year. Last year,…

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  • SOL: The End is Near

    May 9, 2017

    I know on my Slice’s I have talked a lot about National Boards but it is finally almost done. This weekend I am finally submitting all of my year long hard work. 3 of 4 components and then I am taking my test June 2nd. The amount of work that I have put into these components,…

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  • SOL: D14, Math Grant Success Minus One Detail 

    March 13, 2017

    My union at my school offered up $200 grants if you filled out the papers and put it together. As I am a officer of the union and I filled this out last year I tried again and got it! This year I filled out the grant for math fact practice machines and I got…

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  • SOL: D11, Papers & Time Management

    March 11, 2017

    This is me. What will I be doing this weekend? Grading papers and then trying to write my paper for National Boards! Fun times. I have 2 papers that are barely even touched and tomorrow night I need to make a dent in it. This has to happen this weekend. I am running out of…

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  • Opinion Writing Mentor Texts

    February 4, 2017

    A coworker and I were brain storming on some mentor texts to use for opinion writing and character analysis. We came to the conclusion that our curriculum book didn’t have any lasting characters that we could even remember to talk about so the kids surely would not remember.  We found those four books and each…

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