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You have small groups. Now what?

Hi, friends!  Happy Tuesday!  I’m sure that most of you are teaching right now, or maybe on your way to school still, but I’m sitting in the living room with our Christmas tree on and the twinnies are napping sweetly nearby.  I’m going to hit this hard and fast so we can be done before… Continue reading You have small groups. Now what?

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Just Another Manic Monday?

Hi, friends This is a super short it’s past my bedtime, but I really want to share post. First, I’m SO jazzed!  We finally were able to squeeze in yoga today for the first time this school year!  Two  years ago I wrote a Donors Choose project to get 25 yoga mats to teach my… Continue reading Just Another Manic Monday?

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Five for Friday on a Saturday. Again.

Hi, friends.  I’m late.  Again.  But I’m going to link up with Doodlebug’s for 5 for Friturday (that’s a mix of Friday and Saturday) since it was so much fun last week. 1.  I launched writers’ workshop this week.  We’re testing out this new writing curriculum put together by Schoolwide.  I like it because they… Continue reading Five for Friday on a Saturday. Again.

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Mid-Day Update

Friends!  Are you totally LOSING your mind getting ready for back to school, or is that just me?? I finally yesterday put every last stinking book into a book bin and I honestly think at this point if I find another unsorted book I might just throw it away.  That was such a never ending… Continue reading Mid-Day Update

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Teacher Tips

Two blog posts in under 12 hours?!  I know, I know.  However, if we’re being totally honest this less represents my extreme commitment to Teacher Week and the fact that in preparation for PD next week I refused to allow myself to get back into bed after the hubs left for work.  I even made… Continue reading Teacher Tips