This school year has, predictably, been a time of extreme effort on my part. I rarely have time to just sit and enjoy fun things, when I do sit I am usually working on a small present or reading the news. I feel inadequate most days, knowing that there are so many more strategies I […]
This is how I left the room today, set up for a sub who gets to do the “fun stuff” with the kiddos. 🙂 I try to keep a few tricks up my sleeve just in case, and today it was necessary to pull a few of them out. Tomorrow, Grant has a surgery to […]
I think of my students as my clients, or customers. I provide a service. They benefit from my instruction (although as with a dentist it isn’t always “fun”) and I have a purpose. Here is the view looking toward the front of the room as I got ready to leave today. Student desks lined up, […]
The classroom as I left it this afternoon about 1… I have things cleaned, I have things (roughly) organized. I have also planned the first day (need to get the materials pulled together). I am ready for tomorrow! And almost ready for the first day of school.