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Yawning so often my eyes watered, I did gate duty for the second time since I’ve been here. This involves standing at the gate to welcome the students before school. 1,922 more words


Thoughts on Getting Class Ready for Fall

Happy Friday, dear readers! Can you believe we are already at the start of August? I can’t. This means that I have a month and some change until Fall Quarter starts, which means I really need to get my class ready. 454 more words

College Stuff

Rain In the Summertime

August 1 is my traditional cut date. Come the first day of August, I begin switching to “teacher mode” because something about the word August brings back the memories of back-to-school shopping and getting ready for the first day of school. 1,078 more words


A Second Chance

New beginnings are so exciting. The summer is ending, and rather than signifying a sad event, it signals that school will begin again. Students are eager to return to school, teaches are working hard to get their classrooms ready, and parents are shopping for school supplies. 320 more words



I am excited about one of my ideas for “bringing technology to the classroom.” I always think about how students (and really, all adults) are connected with their SmartPhones. 260 more words


7QT Back to School Teacher Style

When A and I moved into our townhouse, we purged a lot of stuff.
I found that many of the dresses/clothes I had made me even younger than usual and just overall not professional enough. 505 more words


Wait, summer’s almost over and I don’t have it all figured out!

I’m more nervous than excited about the start of the 2014-2015 school year. My mind isn’t quite ready to be in charge of this thing. I haven’t made lists, I haven’t planned, and I don’t have a clear vision for where I want to go. 513 more words