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Exhausted Me! Part Whatever

Dear Readers, I am exhausted. I didn’t mention that I teach High School Resource..in 2 hour blocks. Let me tell you that it is exhausting. Since I am exhausted, I will write more later. Will write more later.

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No Sunday Night Blues Today!

Dear Readers, This time last week, I had the Sunday night blues! BAD!!!! I was so super stressed out that I thought I was going to burst a blood vessel. I’m really not kidding. It was because I didn’t know … Continue reading

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The Rubric

Dear Readers, I am so happy that I was able to find a rubric for the “I Am” poem. I was going to write one until I decided to scour the internet. I found one within 1 minute. Color me … Continue reading

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Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset (cont’d)

Dear Readers, I have to say that I love the internet for finding anything, but I especially love it for finding teaching resources. Many times I’ve been about to recreate the wheel until I thought that surely someone else has … Continue reading

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The ” I Am” Poem

Dear Readers, I am so proud of this student’s poem that I’m not changing anything. So, here it is, warts an all: I  am wonderful and graceful I wonder the future of Los Angeles I hear a sound of losing … Continue reading

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Hello August!

Wow, can’t believe August came so quickly! This summer passed by so quickly. I’m really not sad to see it end even though it was a good summer. I accomplished some goals this year that I’ve been trying to accomplish … Continue reading

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Interviewing is Not for the Faint of Heart! Part 2

Dear Readers, So…the demo lesson. It didn’t exactly go as planned. The first problem was the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) which I do not have a lot of experience with. I was given a very vague standard (Apply grade … Continue reading

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Interviewing is Not For the Faint of Heart!, Part 1

Dear Readers, Here is a little bit more about what I’ve been through while interviewing these past couple of weeks. Green Dot Process The first step: Phone interview The third step: Panel interview and lesson plan critique The fourth step: … Continue reading

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Happy 7th Blogiversary!

Dear Readers, I cannot believe it’s been 7 years since I started this blog. I’ve been through so much; so many ups and downs! I’m glad I started it. I look back on things I’ve written and can’t believe what … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly! Part 2

Dear Readers, I promised that I’d keep you apprised of the good, the bad, & the ugly at my adventures in a Non Public School. Well, today I have something good to tell you.

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