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New Year - New "Daily Starter" System | Warm Ups | Bell Ringers |

This is my sixth year teaching English (at some grade level) and I have YET to successfully implement daily starters in my English class throughout the year. 302 more words

Back To School

A Wrinkle in Time

‘Maybe I don’t like being different,’ Meg said, ‘but I don’t want to be like everybody else, either.’

finally finished A Wrinkle in Time…

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Middle School Teacher

National Make Your Daughter Cry Day

Warning:  This blog is totally sarcastic.

When the girls were little, I could tell what was wrong by their cry.  If they were hungry, they had a whiny sound and they would move their heads back and forth.  515 more words

Life Lessons

CGTI 2016 - General Sessions

This is the first in a series of blog posts that will be showing up over the next several days related to my recent experiences at the… 1,261 more words

Fourth Grade

New (School) Year; New You

I laugh every year when my favorite running magazine comes out in January. They ALWAYS have an article featured on the front page that is titled, “New Year; New You!”  I wonder if they just couldn’t think of another way to word that and why they chose to stick with that title every.single.year. 266 more words


A note from Mrs. Sprague on The Running Dream

From Mrs. Sprague:

I just read a great book that goes along with our summer reading book. It is titled The Running Dream. It is the story of a girl who suffers a tragedy in her life, and how she adjusts with the help of a disabled girl.

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Middle School