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Sunday Smorgasbord on Vacation

Hi, sweet friends! Currently, I’m enjoying my second cup of coffee with my brand new puppy sitting under my chair, my nephew watching Jake and the Neverland Pirates in the next room and a beautiful Midwestern backyard right out the windows.  (But it’s literally 100% humidity outside, so we’re definitely doing this blogging inside.  That’s… Continue reading Sunday Smorgasbord on Vacation

DC · first 6 weeks · first grade · · K-2 · responsive classroom · teachers pay teachers · TpT

First Ever Five for Friday…And I’m Already Late

Y’all.  I can barely believe that it’s Saturday.  Actually, if we’re being really honest what I really can’t believe is that I made it out with friends until 1:00am last night.  Or, this morning, I guess?  When we left I really thought we’d be home by 11:30 at the latest.  Suffice to say I’m beat… Continue reading First Ever Five for Friday…And I’m Already Late

ELA · · K-2 · math · teachers pay teachers · TpT

Short and Sweet

Hey, y’all!  I hope everyone’s weekend is off to a great start! I know some people are back in school already, but here in DC teachers go back on Monday.  I’ve already firmly vowed to myself that I will NOT go up to school this weekend…even though the mess I left in my room yesterday… Continue reading Short and Sweet

common core · DC · evaluation · first grade · · math · mathematician · rubric · teachers pay teachers · tracking · workshop

Evaluating Inverted Workshop Math Products

Greetings, and happy Sunday, friends!  I don’t know about you, but I’m really starting to feel the back to school pressure.  Which is why I was so happy when the weatherman predicted a gross Sunday, because it’s much easier to convince the hubs that I need to spend a (summer) weekend working on school stuff… Continue reading Evaluating Inverted Workshop Math Products