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Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year

School starts tomorrow and once again I have that nervous, anxious, excited, crazy vibe buzzing through my veins.

Yes, my classroom is ready.

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Building Bridges

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.”

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Digital Literacies

Love Links

  • What if we treated teachers like sports stars?
  • Ever wonder how your state stacks up to others in cost of living? Here‘s what $100 gets you all across the country.
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Love Links

A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #78

The advice ‘If you add even a small amount to a small amount and do this often’ is valuable for more than just the accumulation of money: it is universally effective, and nowhere more so than in the development of virtue, when to reason is added plenty of habituation, which is what produces results.

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New Chapter

In August I will start a new chapter in my life.  My work as a Certified Medication Aid will come to an end and my new job as a Payroll Specialist will begin.   113 more words


Using Piktochart for Reader Response

Once again I am playing around with apps to use with my students. For my reader response this week with my virtual book club, I tried using Piktochart. 220 more words


Back-to-School Nightmares

Here we are again- at the start of yet another school year- and the nightmares have begun. It happens to most of us, and it doesn’t seem to ebb with time. 202 more words