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Planning for SGI (Guided Reading)

Hi, friends I’ve got that nap time hustle going today.  Mentally, this is sort of a lengthy post, so cross your fingers that I can finish it before the little nuggets wake up.  And then maybe grab yourself a latte/coffee/Diet Coke/wine (no judgement, it is Friday after all) and settle in for a little bit… Continue reading Planning for SGI (Guided Reading)

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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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Shuffling Those Small Groups

Y’all.  Can I just first say that I get abnormally impressed with myself when I blog twice in one day?  Like it’s probably a little ridiculous. From my excellent IG and Twitter creeping, I can tell that many teachers are preparing for their first round of Parent/Teacher Conferences (PTCs), or just recently made it through.… Continue reading Shuffling Those Small Groups

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The drought ends here.

Hello, friends! Well, as I’m sure you can tell, 2014 is not playing around.  These 20 days have been incredibly busy; we went right from the holidays into weddings, birthdays, and apartment hunting.  Currently, I’m back home in the glorious Midwest for a family funeral.  I have to email in my sub plans for tomorrow,… Continue reading The drought ends here.

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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?!