Three day weekend Filled with movies, games, dinners, and hiking Bonding time and much needed relaxation Starting to recoup for the week Appreciation for the time off Continue reading Three Days to be Free (46/365) #blogaday
Today there were a few children whose mood swings happened quickly and about very small things. For example, one boy was playing with trucks and there is a big one that carries the small cars. He had used this big … Continue reading The temperament of children (37/365) #blogaday
Something about the shorter weeks at school can make them MUCH harder. All my students were hyped-up and the aggressive ones were even more so.. yesterday afternoon, there will 20 more minutes left and I had three students SCREAMING – … Continue reading Friyay! (23/365) #blogaday
I have found that it is crucial to have activities that students really like and that takes focus (especially with kindergarteners!) Closer to the beginning of the year, my students were finishing the tasks quickly and some were acting out. … Continue reading The importance of finding engaging activities (Day 14/365) #blogaday
This just in… as of the beginning of June, Ms. Galloway has been given the opportunity to take the bull by its horns and will be teaching second/third grade all by herself! I am thrilled to announce that I will FINALLY be doing … Continue reading PRESENTING…the woman with her own classroom!
My school has a two week summer training/bonding experience that leads up to the first day back. Today marks the last day of the first week – there have definitely been laughs and new connections 🙂 I am now in … Continue reading Hit the ground running!
I cannot believe my first full year of teaching is done! It feels like yesterday that I moved to a new state and started new teacher orientation – BUT that was last August..! Time flies when you are constantly planning … Continue reading School’s Out for Summer
Today marks the first weekday of spring break! Yesterday when I realized I didn’t have to get up early on Monday, I was ecstatic 🙂 Normally it would be “just another Manic Monday” to quote The Bangles – but today, … Continue reading Not another Manic Monday (DAY 26/31 March SOL)
Ahhh..two weeks of relaxation and sleeping in. I am heading back home to my parents and doing as little as possible 🙂 I have two books that I plan to read and will see some friends, but no crazy trips … Continue reading Springing into break! (DAY 23/31 March SOL)
Being a teacher and having a social life is tough..! I know other jobs are more taxing with needing last-minute assignments and staying up late. But having to get up at 6 and not taking a nap after the school … Continue reading Teaching is tiring (DAY 8/31 March SOL)