This is an open letter to my sweet child. Dear son,Tomorrow we start first grade. I will not be able to send you off to school in the morning as I will be waiting in my classroom for my new 15 kids, who just like you, are starting first grade. I will greet them at… Continue reading The perfect gift to a teacher’s child
Today was my first day at my new school. Wow!I had forgotten how overwhelming it is to be the newbie. I have already forgotten all the names of the people I met today, but I have a plan to help me remember names in the next week. I've done it before and it work! Here… Continue reading 3 Step Plan to Get to Know Your New Coworkers
I am enjoying the last Friday before starting my at my new school district. I have been feeling some anxiety not knowing what to expect. Thankfully, my co-worker has been amazing with the on-boarding process and has answered so many of my questions! As I am wrapping up my summer, I spent some time this… Continue reading A Strong Back to School
For the first time in 9 years, I can actually say that I am enjoying my summer. I sleep in. I take naps. I binge watch Netflix. I hang out with my family. I've been packing my house and trying to sell it. I have worked on projects for my Word Work stations next year.… Continue reading Daily 5 will rock next year!
These past 3 weeks I have been super busy packing my house getting ready to move, just to find out 7 days before closing that the buyers wanted out of the contract. Boo! I had packed most of my materials, so all my commitments to blogging, group study, etc., were packed away; but now it… Continue reading Despacito
This was my 9th year teaching and my 1st one teaching Eureka Math. I have to admit that I was very skeptical of this curriculum and in many ways very scared of how I would teach this very scripted curriculum. But after 180 days of teaching this curriculum I can say, Eureka math makes sense… Continue reading Thank you Eureka guy!
An easy spin to make math stations engaging!