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It was exactly one year ago today that I decided to start blogging. I was frustrated about the pushback to the Common Core, a set of standards that I was embracing and LOVING in my classroom. I am just as frustrated today. I read popular children's book authors posting ridiculous things about the standards... I've [...]
MMM... chocolate! Yes, I am that teacher with a desk drawer full of chocolates (don't tell my colleagues 😉 )... and I wonder why I put on so much weight during the school year despite eating bananas and salad for lunch! This afternoon I put the finishing touches on my Chocolate Touch book companion. This [...]
This weekend it's looking like March is going to be wrapping up with another snowy Saturday... just in time to start planning for April. I am ready for a break and my students are seeming like they're ready for a break... so is it too soon to start the countdown? Here are a few quotes [...]
Hello there. It's spring here in CT, but still feels like winter (as is pretty much typical for New England). The result of all of this? I've been stuck inside and tried to make myself very productive. I'll list a few of my new things at the end of the post. But first... for the [...]
To test, or not to test. That is the question that has been at the center of controversial and heated debates regarding testing and the Common Core. Usually the debate is regarding the overassessment of students, but recently in Connecticut, many elementary teachers have been mandated to take a reading "survey". I am not sure [...]
So, it has been a couple of weeks since I've written, mostly because I have been busy creating. And... as promised I have posted my Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk resources! Here are the resources I use to teach retell, character traits, and even throw in a little math fact practice [...]