When school was over, parents and other teachers were asking what I was doing over the summer…my answer was quite a boring one – “I don’t know, working probably.” I know there are many teachers who end up working during the … Continue reading Summertime “Sadness”
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)
Everyone loves Friday – the threshold between a week of responsibility and two golden days of freedom. But I’ve never seen anyone as excited about a Friday as my students were today for our earned prize of dance party Friday. … Continue reading Fancy feet Friday (DAY 16/31 March SOL)
“Conjunction junction, what’s your function?” click to listen! “A verb is a word, it’s an action word. If you can do it, then you do it. If you do it, it’s a verb.” click to listen! “It’s all about AAAWWUBBIS!” click … Continue reading Singing songs so it sticks! (DAY 5/31 March SOL)
You might think teaching at a public school is insane, while private school educators enjoy their days with ease……… ?! Well, from experience, this is not necessarily true. Yes public schools deal with more funding issues and often less guidance … Continue reading WORK WEDNESDAY! When Private goes Public
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
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
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?