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Government Sort and a Shout Out

So last week we learned about the Constitution and how our great nations government was created. We read, "We the Kids: The Preamble to the Constitution," and then learned about the national, state, and local branches of government. To help the kids reinforce Read More...

11 in a 11!

I'm finally joining the party! I have just been too addicted to my new Christmas present to do anything else! I do plan on posting a new freebie by the end of the weekend, but for now, here are my 11 things in 2011! 1 1. Favorite movie you watched I read Read More...

I am so thankful!

Rachelle over at What the Teacher Wants is hosting her first ever Linky Party to share what you are thankful for! And I have a lot to be thankful for!! 1. What are you thankful for in your classroom? In my classroom, I am most thankful for my students. Read More...

Veteran's Day Bubble Map

I have been so super busy these last couple of weeks, but I want to share a freebie I made for Veteran's Day! We are going to watch a video about veteran's and then complete this Veteran's Day Bubble Map! Click to download! Also, I am SOOO stoked that Read More...

So thankful!

I just want to say how blessed I am to have all of you as followers! I have grown from 140 followers to 196 in just the last month! I know I kind of fell off the face of the planet for several months, but I have been so inspired by all the wonderful blogs Read More...

This is kind of a big deal!

Scholastic has $1.00 ebooks for sale until September 20! But wait...it gets better! You can purchase 10 of those one dollar ebooks for free with the code 10thanks. Why are still reading?! GET on over there! Read More...

My Top Ten Blogs I was overjoyed last night when I checked my blogger account and saw that Mary Pitner and Pitner’s Potpourri had awarded me with a Top Ten award! It makes me feel like all the work I do is for something! Here they are in no particular Read More...

Totally awesome but unrelated...

Looking for a quick and easy way to have fabulously gorgeous curls in about 5 minutes? Do you want your hair to look like this with almost no effort? Yeah, if you are a teacher, then I bet I have your attention! My mom discovered this video on youtube. Read More...

First Day Fun Facts

Today was my first day back with students and it was so much fun! I love my little peaches! I know I keep promising to post pictures of my finished classroom, but I have been so busy running around at school that I keep forgetting to take the darn photos! Read More...

Graphics Galore

After seeing many cute graphics and fonts around blogland, I decided to sign up for Thistlegirl Designs and have purchased some really cute packs from Scrappin' Doodles as well! I also finally discovered the name of the font that I have been digging - Read More...

Back from the Dead

I am so sorry for my prolonged absence but I hit a little summer fever back in, oh...April... I still haven't really started thinking much about school yet, but I am getting there with only 3 weeks of freedom left! I will begin my comeback soon! I promise Read More...

Blog Awards!

I've been procrastinating posting about my blog awards, mainly because I didn't want to have to think of stuff to post about me and who else I think should get an award! Selfish, I know. Anywho, the Caffeinated Teacher has given me the Amazingness award Read More...

I survived!

First and foremost, I survived the first day back to school with the kiddies! **3 cheers for Ginger** Only 14 showed up on my doorstep out of the 16 I was supposed to have and that, unfortunately, only means one thing...I will be inheriting all the new Read More...

Step into my classroom

It's day 4 of Teacher Week over at Babbling Abby's ! You know what that means...Classroom Tour! I meant to take a bunch more pictures of my room today before I left, but I had some other things on my mind and so I forgot... Here are the pictures that Read More...

Teacher Must Haves

I didn't participate in Day 1 of Babbling Abby's Teacher Week as I only discovered her today! I will be participating in the Teacher Must Haves for Day 2! Here they are-- 1) Avery printing labels are like my numero uno teacher tool to make things as cute Read More...