Hula huts and spoons Murder mysteries plus tours Laptops, parking – SCORE! 😮 I wrote this haiku about my teacher orientation today for twowritingteachers.org (Slice of … Continue reading Teacher training time!
Now that we have moved across state lines, the fact that I start my job officially in a month is starting to sink in! I have staff training next week and it goes until Labor Day (then first day of … Continue reading Squished between stress and smiles
On my last night in Italy, I witnessed a truly sweet act of kindness. While at dinner, a young boy dropped his toy into the rain gutter. Almost instantly, two other boys came running up and saw what had happened. … Continue reading Kindness of kids (Slice of Life Tuesday)
I participated in a writing challenge over the weekend on Brave and Reckless blog. It was using the quote “I am more than breath and bone” to inspire your writing. Mine was based on my experiences in student teaching and … Continue reading Pulled in by passion (Breath and Bone writing challenge)
Since I have officially received the New HIre paperwork and signed the contract, I think it is time to announce that I have a teaching job for the Fall! I will be teaching fifth grade at a private school in … Continue reading Joyful about JOB!
Written in response to The Daily Post Prompt “paper.” A teacher can be defined by how they conduct their classroom. Are you a “paper pusher” with tons of worksheets, or does paper only touch your students when they are creating … Continue reading Projects or Paper?
This post was written in response to The Daily Post’s Prompt about the word “Volume” “We have a sub?” “We don’t know how mean she might be.” “Good morning, I am Miss G” “HAHAHAH!” “SHHHH!” “Focus on your math.” “OHMIGOSH!” … Continue reading Sounds of substituting
You finally meet Miss M. Like another teacher said, they only listen to her. You are glad it is only afternoons now. Your energy is running out with this class, and less time is necessary. There is still lots of … Continue reading Chapter 4: Final four weeks
Spring Break went like a blur. You are back. There is a field trip the very first day, which is nice. All of fourth grade goes to see a hip hop violin group which involves dancing and sitting in a … Continue reading Chapter 3: Two weeks of trips and testing
You have entered into the first week of subbing for the 8-10 year old terrors. You walk in to the school on Wednesday morning, after accepting a long-term job. You grab the keys and sub necessities from the office. You … Continue reading Chapter 2: Shoving and shouting towards Spring Break!