Monthly Archives: November 2012

a cardinal sin (boo) and an award (yay!)

Sometimes knowing better isn’t enough to prevent us from doing really stupid things. The thing is, I know better than to have liquids by computers. I know better than to put a cup of tea on top of the couch. … Continue reading

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new teacher blog tuesday!

Thank you to Dana at Fun in 1st Grade for featuring little ol’ moi in her “New Teacher Blog Tuesday” feature. So if you have been dying to learn more about me, and I know that you have, then go … Continue reading

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Math-y Monday: Geom-e-tree!

Ok, I was so excited that I figured out how to make a blank Christmas tree using the lines in the “Shapes” section of Microsoft Word that I went a little crazy and made a few more Christmas-themed activities with … Continue reading

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Survey Sunday: how do you waste time on the Internet?

And if you haven’t heard, there is a HUGE sale on TeachersPayTeachers starting tomorrow. Definitely worth checking out!

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storybook christmas tree

The great thing about coming back to work after Thanksgiving is knowing that there are just three weeks until Winter break. Of course, those three weeks seem to take forever. I was never good at all of the fun holiday … Continue reading

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math-y monday–how to fit math projects in your already busy schedule

One of the biggest factors when trying something new like math projects is finding the time. There are so many things that we have to do and such little time to do actually do them. I took a good hard … Continue reading

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Survey Sunday: Will you do work over Thanksgiving break?

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science isn’t scary: observation station

I love science. Yeah, I am not afraid to admit that. I love science. Love it. I love knowing how things work. I especially love knowing why. I love seeing what will happen if…well…just if…. It wasn’t always that way, … Continue reading

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Midweek List: 10 linky parties you should definitely know about

Linky Party: This is a new phrase for me that has entered my vocabulary since I started blogging. “What is a linky party?” you ask. Well it is a place for bloggers to link ideas, activities, and blog posts on a … Continue reading

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Class Mystery: The Case of the Disappearing Pencils

Where do pencils go?! It never fails, I can sharpen several packs of pencils in the morning, and they are gone by the end of the day. I know pencils break, but I’m not saying I have broken pencils at … Continue reading

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