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Welcome Back! Week in the Classroom the First Month 2015


My family life is still…complicated, but I am still working and I feel the need to try to write about what I’m doing in the classroom. I hope that it will prove interesting and intriguing to you too. I have moved to fifth grade (from sixth). The change is slight in some ways, but big […]

Some thoughts on Common Core and Expectations of Teachers


I’m attending Common Core training/planning in my district. We’re being ¬†told that the district will not be purchasing curriculum, but would like teacher to develop it. There are pluses and minuses to this. One of the things I’m hearing constantly at these meetings, is that ¬†finally we’ll have standards that will prepare kids for college, […]


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