Book Review Policy
Monday, May 22, 2017
Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder
There are authors that are an integral part of our classroom. Laurel Snyder was one such author in my fifth grade classroom, and now my s...
Sunday, May 21, 2017
And Just Like That, It's Over
No, not the school year, yet. Wednesday is our final day of school. Yesterday our middle school track season came to a close. I think if I...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Learning from my Middle School Students
Facebook has a feature that I both love and hate. The "On this Day" app reminds you of what you've posted in the previous y...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
A Force for Good...
Grandma on the left, GG on the right. If I have my dates correct, today marks the fifth anniversary of my great aunt GG's passing. T...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Ten Days Left
My last class picked up at the end of the day. 1st time all year! Ten days. The end of the school year is a time of struggle for me. Af...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Tell Me About Sex, Grandma - Review
Last week I saw a picture book mentioned not once, but twice. First, I believe it was an author I adore, Laurel Snyder, who said she read ...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Small Acts of Kindness
I am, and I'm certain I'm not alone, guilty of seeing the negative far too often. Recently I was frustrated after talking to an adul...
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