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What? Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK?!

Holy moly.  I can’t believe this is the last week of school before Thanksgiving.  That means November is basically over, y’all.  I can’t even handle it.  I’ve been cooking up this post for a while, and I finally feel semi-organized before 9:00pm on a Sunday so I’m here to share some ideas with you today.… Continue reading What? Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK?!

common core · DC · Donors Choose · · math · task · TpT · yoga

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?

bucket filling · DC · first 6 weeks · · TpT

Five for Friday. On A Saturday. Sigh.

Wow.  I’m with my friend Carolyn on this week–there is no possible way this week had just 5 days in it.  Something must have happened to the space/time continuum.  There were definitely extra days added to this week somehow.  But, the upside is that now it’s the weekend and I’m sitting on our balcony enjoying some coffee… Continue reading Five for Friday. On A Saturday. Sigh.

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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.