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End of the school year cards (Or: One of these doesn't quite belong...)

I made a quick trip to Albert Heijn to pick up some broccoli. (If you had told me five years ago that I would willingly buy broccoli, I would have laughed. 90 more words

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What I Learned in 2014/2015

Shout out to Sam G., who tagged me in her recent blog post! You have motivated me to write, lady. Please check out her blog–it has some great ideas that I’ve totally “borrowed!” 931 more words

Staying Sane While Teaching

End of School Year Deluge of Work

Each June, I know it’s coming.

At the end of each school year piles and piles of work get sent home. Folders. Paperclips. Cute stuff. Stupid stuff (why did  you send this home, o’ teacher, WHY?!?!). 536 more words


The Wonderful Weirdness of Kids

One of my favourite things about this time of year, is going through the things the kids bring home from school. I have gotten more ruthless since the days of keeping every scribble from the precious first-born but their school copies are always keepers. 306 more words

End of School Year Teacher Gifts

Little Miss officially graduates from Kindergarten tomorrow. All of the teachers and teachers assistants put in a lot of hard work, passion and hours into providing a safe and educational atmosphere for the students. 67 more words


A Farewell

The following poem was written by yours truly exactly five years ago. You may not believe this, but if you’re a teacher who loves this job, no, not a job, but a vocation, then the end of school year (once the paperwork settles down and you remember your students’ faces)… aaah, the end of school year is a bitter-sweet symphony of joy, exhaustion and melancholy. 348 more words

News On The Run

Summer as High and Low Season

What a linguistically weird time this is: Students are almost done with the school year and most will be off for the summer. Adults who get vacation time take the chance to relax a little. 235 more words

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