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Working from home as a third grade teacher can lead to some unexpected moments.
I was home sick from work Friday. This means that on Thursday night I had to: put in for a guest teacher, write sub plans (giving as clear of directions as I could in my feverish state on all the … Continue reading
The last week of school before winter break can be a tough one if you are a school teacher.? Most the students are excited about the upcoming holidays and the time off school.? There is a sense of waiting that … Continue reading
My first two years of teaching, I worked with a population that was overwhelmingly high-needs.? The entire district was Title I, meaning that greater than 95% (I don’t know the exact percentage, but it was in the high nineties) qualified … Continue reading
Tomorrow is the first day back to school.? Last night I was talking to Husband about how I will once again make the shift from the title of “mom” to that of “Mrs. M…” as I step back into the … Continue reading
In my classroom there are 31 students.? We have seven groups of tables, four groups of four and three groups of five.? At various times of the day, I call certain tables to come to turn in papers, come to … Continue reading
At work today, I had after school bus duty.? This basically consists of standing by the buses as the kiddos head out for the day and reminding them to walk, not run, to their bus.? As two fourth grade girls … Continue reading
Today in class my students partner read a passage about John Glenn and then answered questions involving problems and solutions. As I was walked around listening to them read and answer the questions, I noticed a girl and her partner … Continue reading
This morning the outside of my classroom door looked like this: It is awesome and I love it.? The parent organization at my school is apparently pretty amazing and organized to have done this not just to my door, but … Continue reading