2011 has flown by so fast for me with the New Year right upon us! So much to reflect on from this past year that has been wonderful. I have many things to be thankful for: wonderful, supportive husband and 2 great and intelligent sons are just the beginning. My family’s good health and a job I have a passion for… View Post
I learned about this great activity at a workshop with Robert Probst. It is a great way for students to interact with each other in writing. All students get to participate at the same time and it gives them a chance to voice their thoughts to each other. On top of that, it is a quiet activity and who couldn’t… View Post
This has been one of the best professional books that I have found for teaching my readers who struggle. Lots of wonderful ideas for teachers!
Does your family have a Christmas Eve tradition? For my family, we get together with my parents and siblings, eat my dad’s chili (yum!) and play games together. Good times spent together!
I haven’t gotten to read this book yet, but who can resist a No David book? I love the No David books and will be putting this one on my classroom wish list!
I received a nice surprise from Mary at Sharing Kindergarten! The Liebster Blog Award for new bloggers in the blogging world. That was a great surprise! The rules are to copy and paste the Liebster award onto your blog. Thank the giver and provide a link back to them. Reveal your top 5 picks and comment on their blog… View Post
What a fun day we had today! It was finally time for our reading party and the kids were definitely excited. One station the kids went to was a Minute To Win It type game: Marshmallows Through Christmas Wreaths. It was a marshmallow blizzard as they tried to see how many they could throw though their wreath in one minute! Our… View Post