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Why hello! Fancy seeing you here!

Went to the Atacama last weekend since I had a long weekend. Got 5 tours in 2 days done… and I definitely paid for it in lack of sleep. 689 more words

My Latest Guilty Pleasures

You know what I hate about my job?

It isn’t the constant testing, it isn’t the students, it isn’t the parents. It isn’t even the fact that education is run by a bunch of old geezers in congress who haven’t done anything positive with education since they received their last diploma. 1,037 more words

Going "rogue"

So this week I am so excited to start planning reading. I’ve decided that I am not going to be a Calkins robot. I am using the main topic/reading strategy of her sessions, but I am using books and ideas from Debbie Miller. 214 more words

24 and poor, but only by money :)

It’s been awhile since I’ve written a blog, so I decided it was time to spill a little bit. I’ve been having a great summer. I’ve put so much in my bucket this year. 434 more words

Robot teacher

How am I supposed to do lessons on acceptance when we’re forced to stay at the same pace as other classes? When we are forced to follow LUCY Calkins blindly? 134 more words

Words their way

Doing words their way electronically takes soooo much time for me to create the files for the students to sort. Also, I secretly think Words Their Way isn’t the best word work. 80 more words

14 Times When Andy Dwyer Totally (Probably) Understood Every Teacher

1. When that interview didn’t go so well.

2. When you still got the job!

3. When you had to learn how to pay bills… 141 more words

On Teaching