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    21 Days

    To most people 21 is a lucky number, and today for me it is the number of school days I have remaining in this school year. Most would be excited, I on the other hand am relieved. It has been…

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    A Long Year

    I was so excited to start this blog, and share my adventures in my classroom this year, and then life happened. I have spent the last six years working under and administrator that openly despises me and works to make…

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    Spending Summer With History

    This was the summer of many adventures! I feel sorry for my kids sometimes, being the offspring of a history teacher every vacation included a visit to some historical monument, national park, or another area of interest to me. They…

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    Summer To Do List

    My husband laughs at me each summer when I spend “inane amounts of time” (his words) picking out a composition notebook for the school year. He can hassle me all he wants, but this book of 160 blank pages becomes…

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    The End of the Year

    Counting days seems to play an everyday role in our classrooms. We count days until winter break, we count the first 100 days of the school year, and we count down the days till the end of the school year.…