Tag Archives: School

Passing More than Just Gas

While cleaning out Carter’s school backpack to make it usable as a carry-on bag for our trip to Washington, I came upon this: In case you need a translation: I passed a note Lol – cute, maybe cat, face. I … Continue reading

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Google Docs, OMG!

Tonight Carter came home from school very excited to show me his Google Docs. Apparently, today was the first day they set up their Google Drive.  Carter showed me his drive in which I could see some documents he had … Continue reading

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The Neatly Folded Napkins

Everyday as I pack my boys their school lunches, I make sure I include a napkin.  I don’t know why, but I carefully fold each napkin before placing it on top of their lunch container and zipping their lunch bag … Continue reading

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The Right Words

I do not have them, the right words. I have the boys on a summer school schedule, one that we follow fairly consistently.  We do some store-bought, grade-level appropriate workbooks in the morning after breakfast.  We have free time/time to … Continue reading

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As if they were mine

A child lagging behind the class because they need extra time to complete their work. A child crying because they were given one choice and not the other – the one they wanted – for lunch in the cafeteria. Friends … Continue reading

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Dear Students

Dear Students, Good morning and welcome to Second Grade!  This is going to be one very amazing year and I am glad that as your teacher, I get to share it with you. I have been thinking of what to … Continue reading

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Walking

Tomorrow I walk. Tomorrow I don a cap, gown, and hood and will walk. In retrospect it has been both a short and a long year.  I have learned a lot and feel, for the most part, prepared to move … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Allow me to Introduce Ken

Today started as most Sundays tend to do at our house.  Husband and I try to sleep in.  The boys get up early keeping us from sleeping in, although today early was 7:00 which I don’t really consider early. There … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Blue Cheese and a Breakfast Menu

I have completed two of my eight weeks of full time student teaching.  It has been going very well and I am loving it!  It also leaves me feeling exhausted and with no motivation to do anything of much else … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Preparation

This weekend I spend most of my time writing lesson plans and completing coursework in preparation for the coming week.  This week, while I am still three weeks away from taking over as lead teacher for a period of eight … Continue reading

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