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The Last Few Days (of the Greatest Summer Ever)

Every toy we have, every last paint brush and bead and art supply, every piece of clothing including all the winter gear and too-small boots, all the camping gear, all the swim bag towels and goggles, all the mostly empty boxes and bags of snacks, every last dish and cup and fork, all of these things are on my living room floor right now.   1,009 more words


Joining a Soccer League

I could immediately tell that Drew was excited about something special.  As Drew exited the bus after school, he very excitedly told me to look in his binder which I promptly did.  1,459 more words


Highlights of the first day of second grade

Speaking from my own experience, second graders are a great audience for one’s absolute first time teaching. My first day went more smoothly than Anne Shirley’s, although her having a one room schoolhouse full of different ages makes comparing my half-day and her full day like saying oranges are softer than apples. 652 more words


Weak side/Strong side

Much of the first days of school is spent learning routines and procedures for how to make the classroom run smoothly, and learning how to be a good learner is part of that.  253 more words


Self-Portraits 2015

Remember our FABULOUS portraits from last year?  Well, we did it again.  Partly because we had free wall space, partly because we took home the ones from 1st grade, partly because we look different than we did last year at this time, and mostly because it’s a way to reconnect our old community and connect for teh rifrst time with the new friends in Rm. 155 more words


Design and Craft in Second Grade

English Class second graders and their teacher, Ms Anu, are putting the new Finnish curriculum into practice in their craft classes, as well as in all of their other classes. 42 more words

Education In Pori, Finland

First Day of School 2015

Today (on the first day of my fifth second trimester!) we started school.  Normally, I like to start earlier in August, but this year (due to being in my fifth first trimester) I just was not ready any earlier.   674 more words

Second Grade