Tag Archives: School

Happy as a…

pig with a pinwheel. One of Cody’s teachers had an activity today that required the students to pick a gif that they felt represented how they felt about going back to school. Cody picked this one. It makes me so … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Your Back

Every morning, Husband and I take our dogs for a two + mile walk. For the last several months there has been a major construction project underway in our neighborhood that has caused us to have to modify our route. … Continue reading

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Dining by Rapid Automatic Gunfire

There are many reasons I am looking forward to the school year starting back up, even if it will be done remotely. I am excited for Cody to start high school. I am glad Carter got his first choices of … Continue reading

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Order

Order. In our classroom (I say “our” because it is both mine and my students’) there is an order and a calm that comes with knowing. In the first week of school, my students and I discuss why we are … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Webcam Toy App

Carter has a new elective class this semester, Information and Technology.? Last week they were given a? project to create an “All About Me” digital poster of themselves using a variety of apps. Carter was excited to share his with … Continue reading

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Passing More than Just Gas

While cleaning out Carter’s school backpack to make it usable as a carry-on bag for our trip to Washington, I came upon this: In case you need a translation: I passed a note Lol – cute, maybe cat, face. I … Continue reading

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Google Docs, OMG!

Tonight Carter came home from school very excited to show me his Google Docs. Apparently, today was the first day they set up their Google Drive.? Carter showed me his drive in which I could see some documents he had … Continue reading

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The Neatly Folded Napkins

Everyday as I pack my boys their school lunches, I make sure I include a napkin.? I don’t know why, but I carefully fold each napkin before placing it on top of their lunch container and zipping their lunch bag … Continue reading

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The Right Words

I do not have them, the right words. I have the boys on a summer school schedule, one that we follow fairly consistently.? We do some store-bought, grade-level appropriate workbooks in the morning after breakfast.? We have free time/time to … Continue reading

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As if they were mine

A child lagging behind the class because they need extra time to complete their work. A child crying because they were given one choice and not the other – the one they wanted – for lunch in the cafeteria. Friends … Continue reading

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