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“Today Went Fast”

I am tired today.  With a capital TIRED.  It seemed like everyone around me was tired.  My students were tired.  Even our pencils were tired.  Tired.  I said the word so many times that it lost meaning. It’s one thing … Continue reading

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Finding Your Reflection

When you look in the teaching mirror you may not recognize the person standing in front of you.  Years pass.  We become wiser, more practiced, more effective, more seasoned, more skeptical, and sadly sometimes more jaded.  Surroundings are everything.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Real World Revolutions

I’m back to the beginning of my American Revolution unit with the other group of 5th graders this week.  Focusing on social studies has really enabled me to evaluate my units and experiment with different learning activities.  One of my … Continue reading

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