Tag Archives: Writing

Heroes

Tuesday’s writing assignment in my second grade classroom was to write about someone the students considered to be a hero in their lives – someone who has been important to them, has inspired them.  We brainstormed ideas of who this … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The Super Wall

A few weeks ago, after hearing about a great way to display students’ work in the classroom – work of their choosing, that they were proud of – I decided to create such a wall in our home.  I don’t … Continue reading

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As They Say, Better Late Than Never

My latest newspaper article ran in The News Tribune on December 2nd.  I have once again neglected to share this with you, so I am taking a moment to do so now. The article is a piece I wrote last … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The Switch Witch Strikes Again

I am once again late in posting for you my latest newspaper article that ran in The News Tribune on October 28th.  It is a mixture of Halloween memories of my own childhood and that of my children.  Part of … Continue reading

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Old News

Oops.  I realized earlier this week as I was trying to figure out when to fit in writing my next newspaper article, one that has a deadline of this Friday, that I never posted for you all the link to … Continue reading

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Weekly Reflections (or Killing Two Birds with One Stone)

It is a running joke in my Master’s with Certificate cohort that we reflect upon our reflections and then we reflect some more.  A lot of our coursework requires us to reflect; we reflect on lesson plans, curriculum, behavior management, … Continue reading

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Our Furry Family Members and the Memories They Give Us

As I mentioned, our family got a little big bigger (Ha!  When I typed the word “bigger” it came out of my fingers as “better” and I would have to say that works well too) with the addition of our … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Sometimes Words Take a While

It has been one of those weekends where Husband takes the boys out of the house on a fun adventure so I can stay at home and work on school work.  Good times. So I had been struggling on my … Continue reading

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I Still Can’t Believe They Print This Stuff!

Here is the link to my latest newspaper article that ran in the paper on Monday. This is my fifth article since I was offered a chance to be one of five reader columnists for The News Tribune for this … Continue reading

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Behind the Scene of my Latest Newspaper Article

I have for you a quick post with a link to my latest newspaper article, a story I wrote earlier this year about a trip we took to the local glass museum.  This is one of the two submissions I … Continue reading

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