Category Archives: New Year

Beginning Jitters

Well, here it is, the first day of the school year. . . .for me. Students do not return until next Thursday. So many thoughts are running through my mind. Am I ready to go? How are things going to … Continue reading

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Making Plans

I recently read a great story called Wood Tape by Scott Nesin. In short, his son had an idea to do something and needed to go to the store. It’s a great adventure of he and his son at the … Continue reading

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What’d you call me?

This past year I was at a small school. We had 6 teachers and 70 students. It was my first year there, so I was a newbie. There was one other newbie teacher there, the other 4 were veterans. We … Continue reading

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A New Year coming very soon

As is with most people, I am looking at the end of this week being a new year. However, as an educator, I get this week off. What do we use this week for? Is it to unwind from the … Continue reading

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