Wow, what a great start to the school year! (Even though we lost power for a while in the morning and then lost Internet access for some of the afternoon ) Fifth graders were being good listeners today and showed excellent behavior! I also saw some excellent team work and several students who stepped up [...]
Archive for August, 2010
I have posted these Golden Rules before, but as we begin a new school year, I thought it would be a good idea to post them again- a reminder that they are rules that we ALL should follow. Really, think about it. Wouldn’t your world be a better place if everyone followed these rules? Golden Rules for Living *If you [...]
We just returned from our little shopping trip to buy school supplies. My daughters are nearly ready and the excitement is building. For them, of course. :) I know I will get to that point eventually, but I can honestly say I am just not there yet! Maybe it has something to do with the 103 [...]
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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