Happy Friday, all! I'm coming to you from the middle of the last week of our semester. A week filled with review games, finals, and makeup work, along with SNOW earlier this week! I absolutely LOVE snow days, as do many teachers, and was extremely bummed when the snow didn't quite stack up to the forecasted amounts, and I had to put actual pants on to go to work, instead of staying in my leggings ... Read More about NEW Review Activity!
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WOW. What a difference a week makes! This time last week, I was prepping my students for their last test before Spring Break. We were playing Heads Up, Kahoot!, Quizizz, and I was re-teaching and reviewing content while trying to motivate them to keep going because we were almost to Spring Break. Fast-forward to this week - my daughters, ages 7 & 9 are on their second day of homeschool/remote ... Read More about Homeschooling During COVID-19 – Reflections
Happy Sunday, friends! Last week was the first full week of school for me and my daughters. I'm proud to say that we made it through, accomplished all the tasks, made lunches, had nightly reading time, and made it to every after school activity. I even worked out every day! While we're all (except my husband who had to get up every day during the summer) still trying to adjust to waking up to an ... Read More about Collaboration with BOARD time
Hello and happy Friday! I'm writing to you today from the comfort of my kitchen table - yup, that's right! I took the day off! This hardly ever happens, but honestly, I'm not really "off" (are teachers ever really "off?!") ... I'm at home catching up on grading, guest posts for other blogs, videos for my upcoming online course (yay!!!), and finally sharing Episode 3 of my podcast, Try This ... Read More about Try This Tomorrow Podcast – Fight End-of-the-Year-itis
Happy Sunday, friends! Missouri is finally beginning to thaw from our experience with the polar vortex earlier this week. We experienced actual temperatures of 0 degrees with -15-degree wind chills - it was INSANE! Today, we're expecting temperatures of 60 degrees + and will be taking full advantage of the awesome weather by having as much outside time as possible! In addition to enjoying the ... Read More about Asking for Student Feedback