Summer Refresh

Happy Summer Everyone!
It has been FOREVER since I have blogged...I'm not even sure I remember how! 😆 I was just sitting here on this summer morning and decided to refresh my memory on blogging and share what is on my mind.

I'm still teaching 3rd grade. I think I'm going into year 30...WHAT??😮 I'm not even believing that. No, I'm not retiring any time soon. Like most teachers I just can't afford to stay home. My husband is a teacher, too. We have two kids in high school...one will be in college next year. I'm not able to live a life of leisure just yet. Honestly, I think I would be bored especially when my kids are off to college. If I sit home I'll be crying all day missing them. I really do love the job of teaching...I'm not loving all the BS that goes along with it recently. It seems to get harder and harder each year. We get so much dumped on us and are expected to do more and more each year within the same amount of hours. I try to sift out what I think is unnecessary. I've seen a lot of this over the past 30 years. Same cycles. The district comes up with some great plan we are all required to follow. No real directions given. Everyone panics. By mid year it's all but forgotten and by the end of the year it's like it never existed. Better yet the district decides to change the plan that was so frantically rolled out. 😕 It just keeps happening over and over. I am trying hard not to get wrapped up in this "nonsense". I try to just use my common sense and do what I know is right by my students.

Some of the teaching practices I feel are best for students include a strong readers' workshop and a good guided math system. Giving students meaningful practice with time to practice new skills is key. I am a strong believer in the CAFE and DAILY 5 routine for reading and math...it works! Check it out if you are not familiar. I love it!

Here are a few of my favorite TpT products that I have made my main curriculum in reading and math:
Rooted in Reading by Amy Lemons
Math Curriculum by Amy Lemons
Guide Math by Simply Skilled in Second

These products are high quality, meet the standards, and give my a guide to teaching reading and math. They also fit in perfectly with Daily 5/CAFE. Check them out.

So that's it in a nutshell. I just wanted to give blogging a try again! Hope you are enjoying your summer!


31 comments

  1. Hello there! I LOVE Florida! Do you think your oldest child will go to college in Florida? My kids went to college around where we live so that makes it easier, for sure. I love your new blog design! The background is kind of a sand-like color!

    ReplyDelete




  2. Helpful Information, thank you for sharing this awesome article
    clipping path service

    ReplyDelete
  3. In the modern world, nothing is impossible for the people when they are going to find the right stuff for making sure hookups with the Call Girls Service in Mussoorie. The countless options and countless profiles are available in the range of call girls and some are amazing such as Young College Girls Escorts Service in Mussoorie.

    Mussoorie Escorts Service

    Mussoorie Call Girls

    Escorts Service in Mussoorie

    ReplyDelete
  4. Our Lajpat Nagar Escorts Agency are simply wonderful, they are knowledgeable and mannered, specialists in making discussions that can make you feel cherished and showered with all the consideration.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Great post. Articles that have meaningful and insightful comments are more enjoyable, at least to me. It’s interesting to read what other people thought and how it relates to them or their clients, as their perspective could possibly help you in the future.

    There's always something great to watch with Netflix or Amazon Prime Video. Choose from popular movies and full seasons of hit TV shows. Enjoy a wide variety of choices, including Action & Adventure, Comedy, Kids & Family, Documentaries, and more. Plus, there are never any commercials.

    While seeing generally, if you are looking for more content and entertainment, you can go for Hotstar. If you are always exploring something new to watch, you can go for Netflix. If you want to have the common ground between this two, you can opt for amazon prime.

    Regards

    www.netflix.com/activate
    www.netflix.com/activate
    www.office.com/setup 2016
    www.office.com/setup
    microsoft365.com/setup
    www.office.com/setup
    www.office.com/setup
    microsoft365.com/setup
    www.netflix.com/activate
    www.netflix.com/activate





    ReplyDelete
  6. Skip Hire Nottingham is the best skip hire services provider in Nottingham. Skip Hire Nottingham offers cheap prices and all kinds of skip sizes as we value the needs of our customers. We provide our services all across at a competitive price. Book your order now and Get 20% instant discount.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Dubai Escorts Dubai Escorts: book real escorts in Dubai, adult and erotic services from independent and agency escorts, massage girls, callgirls, outcall and other entertainers. Abudhabi Escorts Are you looking for escort girls in Abu Dhabi or maybe just horny escorts for escort service or paid sex dating Ajman Escorts High Profile Escorts Service In Ajman, Full Enjoy Genuine Ajman Escorts Service. 100% Real Independent Escorts Service Ajman. Goa Escorts Goa Escorts Agency offering for Call girl in Goa, Cheap and Best Escorts in goa Date Me Tonight Real girls photo & VIP Modeling girls. Escorts in istanbul Call Girls Istanbul provides you with busty young A-Level Escort Girls from Turkey, Russia & Middle East - Top 24 Hours Hotel Outcall Escorts Istanbul. Istanbul Escort Service İstanbul Escorts - İstanbul Escort Girls Vip Escorts İstanbul Girl Escorts Travel Escort Girls İstanbul Escort Ladies İncall Escort İstanbul Escort Girl Outcall Escorts Indian Escorts in Dubai We are providing actresses and celebrities escorts from Indian film industry as an escorts in Dubai. If you love girls from Bollywood or Tollywood cekebrity

    ReplyDelete
  8. Hello Gentlemen Dubai Escorts Dubai Escorts: book real escorts in Dubai, adult and erotic services from independent and agency escorts, massage girls, callgirls, outcall and other entertainers. Abudhabi Escorts Are you looking for escort girls in Abu Dhabi or maybe just horny escorts for escort service or paid sex dating Ajman Escorts High Profile Escorts Service In Ajman, Full Enjoy Genuine Ajman Escorts Service. 100% Real Independent Escorts Service Ajman. Goa Escorts Goa Escorts Agency offering for Sharjah Call Girls, Cheap and Best Sharjah Escorts Date Me Tonight Real girls photo & VIP Modeling girls.

    ReplyDelete
  9. I blog often and I truly appreciate your content.
    야설

    Also visit my web site;야설

    ReplyDelete
  10. This great article has truly peaked my interest.
    일본야동
    Also visit my web site 일본야동

    ReplyDelete
  11. I’m going to bookmark your site and keep checking for new details about once per week.
    국산야동
    Also visit my web site 국산야동

    ReplyDelete
  12. I subscribed to your Feed too.

    일본야동
    Also visit my web site 일본야동

    ReplyDelete
  13. Hi there! This article could not be written much better!
    야설
    Also visit my web site 야설

    ReplyDelete
  14. Call girls in Dubai with Sexy Indian Girls for Dubai Escorts sex with CALL GIRLS NEAR ME or hot indian girls local call girl mobile number are available for romance with call girls in Dubai @ girls mobile number list at hot indian girls. We call girls in Dubai have beautiful call girls service

    ReplyDelete
  15. Hi Andrea here I’m real Latino girl with sexy body and baby face, Dubai Call Girls
    if you looking for real girlfriend experience then I’m the one for you Genuine GFE Experience- I know what you need! All Natural Perfect Body- And I know how to use it! Love to Give and Receive Pleasure! I am not one of those escorts that never gets into it. I really go the distance in making sure your exxxtra happy! Only Great Reviews!!!- For a good reason! Wild and Dirty- I’m 20yrs young and exploring my sexuality to the Extreme! Stop Thinking about me, Make the Move and Call Me! It's Destiny Baby! 1000 for 1 Hour incall-GFE Your Hot Andrea XXXX.

    ReplyDelete

Back to Top