I realized that I haven’t posted about work since middle of September 😮 I am not purposely doing this, but on Wednesdays, I am particularly exhausted because the week in halfway complete. And I often forget to blog since I am … Continue reading What’s new with WORK?
I know it isn’t Wednesday, which means I shouldn’t be writing about work – but I was pretty busy this week with lesson planning. I am making up some of the posts that I would’ve written during the week.. I … Continue reading How to handle hardship
WELCOME TO MY FIRST THROWBACK THURSDAY! I will be reblogging posts from either my very first NewTeachrTips or early Hannah’s Happenings, and reminiscing/reflecting 🙂 After looking through NewTeachrTips (which is a blog I created during grad school), I found this … Continue reading (TBT) Looking back at Lesson Plans
Today, I successfully taught my first lesson for the fifth graders 😀 Since it is the first week of school (second day just ended :o), the 5th grade team and I have decided to not start full-blown teaching until the … Continue reading (Work Wednesday) Building Bookmarks was a BLAST!
We had a writing workshop this week and learned all about Lucy Calkins’ curriculum – it was interesting and mostly things I didn’t know. I took a course about Lucy Calkins, but never fully used her curriculum. I am excited … Continue reading (Work Wed.) The World of writing!
Hula huts and spoons Murder mysteries plus tours Laptops, parking – SCORE! 😮 I wrote this haiku about my teacher orientation today for twowritingteachers.org (Slice … 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!