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    How to Integrate Books with Families of Color into Classrooms

    February 5, 2018

    I have been a teacher in the South Bronx in New York City and then moved to Washington State where I am currently teaching 3rd grade. From both extremes one coast to the other, I have seen only a few similarities- one of the them being that it is extremely difficult to find books with families…

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  • SOL: D23, Good Bye Classroom Clutter 

    March 22, 2017

    I must admit that I am kind of a design overloader. Today I took down my word wall. And let me tell you, it waas hard to get off! (I had already sprayed cleaner on these FYI – I don’t just allow it to look like that always 😂) There isn’t a end results picture…

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  • Classroom Table Problems

    September 23, 2016

    This year has been tough so far. But not because of my students. My students are great.  It’s been tough of me teaching wise.   Tables are a lot worse than desks now that I am a few weeks in and I am not a fan! And having too many props in the room, also…

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  • Friday in Photos

    August 19, 2016

    It’s done! It’s done!! I used so much Instagram and Pinterest to create this room. I am hopeful that I set it up nicely and that everything will run smoothly. Now it’s time to plan for back to school night and the first week of school.  I can’t believe it’s that time of year already.…

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  • Painting the Classroom

    July 22, 2016

    I had this great idea to paint my classroom. It seemed like such a good idea when I looked for colors and for me to practice for our new house.  Half way through, I regretted it. I suck at painting. All I had was a small roller and a  small brush! That was it!  But…

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