Oh man it's been awhile. I didn't realize how crazy busy I've been until I realized I haven't written anything in weeks. A lot has happened since Lorax Day at school. With the end of the year here, my students are insane (like most students are at this time) and I needed a way to… Continue reading Yoga Calm in the Classroom
Oh my goodness you guys, yesterday was such a fun day and one of my favorites so far this year!!! We got to read one of my favorite books, do one of my favorite projects, and watch one of my favorite movies. The best part was we could spend the day celebrating and talking about… Continue reading Lorax Day
This week I got to do one of my favorite projects of the year. I needed a fun bright springy project to help lift the mood in my room. I also needed a personal reminder that it is actually spring even if we had a snow day only a week ago. We have officially completed… Continue reading Spring is in the Air
It's crazy to believe that April is already half way over...??? Ummmmm, how did that happen? With testing and crazy weather patterns, I once again feel like the amount of actual teaching I've done is down to a minimum. (In case you didn't hear, the midwest got yet another storm this past week, so Thursday… Continue reading Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset
It's that happy season again. State standardized testing has begun and I am trying to be the best cheerleader I can. When we come back on Monday, my students will start the MCA (Minnesota's standardized test) reading test and I have tried as hard as I can to prep them for what's in store. We… Continue reading Testing Testing Testing
Happy Fri-yayyy!! This has been an interesting week and I am tired! I feel like that exhaustion hasn't exactly gone away in awhile. This post is a little different because I'm really asking for some help and advice on one of my students. This student is in the process of being tested for EBD but… Continue reading Help!! Teacher Advice Needed!!
Today was another one of those days. You know what I mean, the days when nothing goes right and your kids are OFF THEIR ROCKERS! Happy full moon right? The day started when my severe ADHD boy told me that 1. he forgot to take his medication at home and 2. the school had run… Continue reading Deep Breaths and Namaste