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Day 88: Time

With my 5th grade advanced students on a trip this morning, I had an uninterrupted block of time to work on curriculum and planning for the upcoming third grade multiplication unit. Oh, how I love to search for ideas and … Continue reading

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Day 85: Ahhh!

While the rest of school returns from winter break today, my reality check is postponed for one more day as my family and I spend one last day in Boca Raton visiting my grandfather. (I’m almost caught up on my … Continue reading

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Day 84: Hungry?

While the snack choices do look delicious, this was not what I expected inside one of the desks, particularly since there is no eating during my 4th period class (the given snack breaks are prior to 3rd period and right … Continue reading

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Days 82-83: Sick Days

Having strep as an adult is terrible. The pain in my throat and fever wiped me out for three days straight. As a sick day is usually more trouble than its worth, I rarely take one. Yet this week I … Continue reading

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Day 76: Snow Day

There is nothing like ending an already shortened week (New Year’s Day) with a Snow Day! (Yes, I know that I’m way behind on my blog. This post is from January 3!)

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Day 66: That’s So Cool!

“That’s so cool!” said one of my 5th grade advanced students as he started to realize that all of the factors of a number can be determined by rearranging and/or grouping the prime factors of the number. (Yes, I know … Continue reading

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Day 62: Countown to Break

About a week ago I saw this post on Mitzi Hasegawa’s 180 blog. Totally in love, I immediately set to creating my own countdown to winter break, now hanging in the middle school wing for all to see. Looking forward … Continue reading

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