Hip Hip HoorayIt was a mismatched dress silly spirit dayColorful clothes, stripes, socks, a wolf hat, and goggles wore proudlyHomeroom was filled with giggles, oohs and awes, for sure unsoundlyA Room 212 selfie was taken to capture this 3rd of May Hip Hip HoorayState testing is officially over todayNow it’s time to learn tricks of…… Continue reading Hip Hip Hooray
Words have powerWords of wisdom shared from our guest slicer this weekThey can leave a lasting impactWriting has played a huge role in my own lifeWriting isn’t just a subject in school, it’s something that you will use in life I love slicing with my studentsSlicing is personalIt’s not for a gradeThere are no rights…… Continue reading Words have power.
6:00 amMy alarm goes offIzzy* jumps on top of meHey mom! 6:00 amI sigh to myselfShould I hit the snooze button?Hey mom! 6:00 amTime to start my dayI hear birds chirping outside my window–even though it’s still darkHey mom! 6:00 amI want to hit snoozeAnd go back to bedBut Izzy continues to stand on top…… Continue reading 6:00 am
My brain feels like mushAdulting is hardSunshine is good for the soulLeaving your kids on cliffhangers during read aloud is funThe principal was our guest slicer todayI no longer have to eat in the closetHierarchies can be trickyHelping students manage their impulsivity has been exhaustingI miss my teaching partnerJuggling all the things can be trickyKids…… Continue reading My brain feels like mush
Readers, today I would like to teach you that the characters in our fantasy stories face many different kinds of dragons. Some dragons are literal, meaning the characters are actually fighting a real dragon, while others are metaphorical dragons. DingMy gaslight pops on againReminding me I have 20 more miles to emptyI heavy sighAnother dragon…… Continue reading Here Be Dragons
I’ve always been a singer of random tunesLike this morning when I chose to wear jeans instead of a dressAnd I made my way out of our bedroom singingI haven’t shaved my legs in a really long timeeeeeI was really getting into my jam when I walked into the kitchenAnd ran into my mother in…… Continue reading I’ve always been a singer… of random tunes
The anxiety creeps inWill we go back down to three?The anxiety creeps inWhen will we know?The anxiety creeps inBefore summer? At the end?The anxiety creeps in
The pill doesn’t ever get easier to swallow We did a practice drill todayWe piled stuff in front of the door in case there was a bad guyWe stayed real quietExcept for some people ran around the roomAnd one friend got a drink by the sink the WHOLE timeSome people even hid behind the teacher’s…… Continue reading The pill doesn’t ever get easier to swallow.
“Izzy, do you have a sock? What are you doing over there?” “I didn’t do it. I didn’t take nothing, mom!” “Okay, okay. I did it. I took the sock.”
It was a slow SundayIt was a homemade pancake & sausage SundayIt was a two nap kind of SundayIt was a windy walk with the dog SundayIt was a build with legos all over the house SundayIt was a late lunch and then a late dinner SundayIt was a quick trip to the grocery store…… Continue reading It was…