Practice for World Maths Day 2010 begins on Monday, Feb. 1! Practice those facts and your speed!
Archive for January, 2010
I have not made any new year resolutions for quite a few years. In fact, the last resolution that I had made was to make no more resolutions. Like so many people, I spent many years making my list of resolutions only to be joking around about them by April (or sooner) that I didn’t [...]
Wow! The fifth grade students at Laurelville are really “excelling” in Math. Since October 17, they have answered over 25,000 math problems on their IXL account in a combined time spent of 234 HOURS and 18 minutes! I think that is incredible (not to mention a lot of Math!) Congratulations to Jessica Willard, Austin Dingess, [...]
Well, I was really looking forward to getting back to school today and seeing all of you. I am sure you were all extremely disappointed when you heard there was a two-hour delay and then the announcement that we were actually closing for the day . . . My girls were extremely sad about that [...]
Welcome to my blog! I teach 7th grade Language Arts at McDowell Exchange School in the Logan Elm School district. I previously taught 5th grade at Laurelville Elementary (in the same district)-math for the last three years and language arts prior to that.
My hope is that this blog serves as a sort of newsletter for our class, keeping parents and students informed of class news and assignments for our Language Arts Class. I also intend for it to be a place where students can share their writing and their thoughts on books that they are reading.
In March 2009, my blog was showcased by Sue Walters on The Edublogger site. As a result, this blog has had visitors from all around the world. It has been so exciting to see new dots appear on my clustr map! (see the clustr map below as of 9/24/09) Thanks again, Sue!
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