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Thankful

Thankful

The bell rang to signal the end of the crazy day that is the last day before Winter Break. I saw all of my students rush out to their cars and buses. I hugged a few (one giving me a super long and much needed hug-maybe for both of us)…
Reflection Is Key To Success

Reflection Is Key To Success

I am halfway through my fifth year of teaching! As I look back at where I started five years ago, I realize that I have grown so much as a teacher and as a human being. I have learned so much about myself and how to treat others. I am…
Words of Wisdom Wednesday #3

Words of Wisdom Wednesday #3

Weekly Blog Post: Words of Wisdom Wednesday I recently read one of the most inspiring books about reading and being a teacher that I have ever read. It’s called The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller. It had many quotes I could use for Words of Wisdom Wednesday, but I narrowed…
Book Photo Sunday #2

Book Photo Sunday #2

Weekly Blog Post: Book Photo Sunday Although the bulk of my reading this summer is for personal enjoyment, I am reading for professional growth as well. Here is a picture of the books I am reading to help me grow as a teacher. Currently, I am reading The Book Whisperer…