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So Much To Write About!

Dear Readers, Usually at the end of the year I have what I call The Quickening. For those of you who are not Syfy fans, that’s a reference to the movie Highlander. In the movie there are beings- Immortals- who … Continue reading

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Resource Lab, Final Part 2!

Dear Readers, The finals went very smoothly. I was able to see in real time who did or did not complete it. One con: it would have been easier to have a paper final. I was so in love with … Continue reading

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Knocked it Out the Park!!!

Dear Readers, I’m not sure why I’m surprised that I knocked the ball out the park with my latest PD that I presented it with my co-teacher. Presentations are my strong suit. So, it should have come as no surprise. … Continue reading

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Nerdy Me!

Dear Readers, I feel like such a nerd! “Why?,” you ask. Well, I’ve just recently learned Google docs, Edmodo, Kahoot!, and a host of other online & tech programs I was previously able to use. Well, I spent the better … Continue reading

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(Almost) No NPs!!!

Dear Readers, I’m very happy about my students receiving almost no NP’s! I checked grades last week before report cards were due and last night at parent conferences. Almost all of the parents were happy. Most of all, my students … Continue reading

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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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