Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Pictures of Summer - Week 2

Well, the 2nd week of summer was pretty amazing. I was fortunate to spend time totally relaxing with my kiddo in Maui. I was amazed at the daily rainbows and gorgeous sunsets and so grateful to get time to decompress from this last school year - and reenergize for the year to come! It was hard to choose pictures, but these sum things up...





Pictures of Summer - Week 1


So the first week of summer was full of planning for next year. Does that mean it doesn't really count as summer? I don't know. I worked all week with my team to plan a wonderful year that I will not be a part of. But - the teacher who is lucky enough to take over my room will be set. I made all my math copies for the entire year and all the phonics too (except for decodables). Yep - all beginning of the year assessments, practice, quick checks, common core reviews, tests, benchmarks - done. You're welcome unknown teacher.  Pacing is done and a calendar and a plan book are just there waiting for him/her. Hey - putting something good out - hopefully there will be karma as I begin at my new school this fall! I chose this picture to sum up week 1:

Friday, June 10, 2016

2015-2016 is in the Rearview...

Another year in the books! This one is bittersweet because next year holds big changes for me. Not only am I changing grade levels - hello, 4th grade! - but I'm also changing schools. I am super excited for the challenge and I can't wait to see what 2016-2017 brings my way! 
Until then, here's my view...

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Many Ways...

We learned this year that there are many ways so solve a problem - in math, or in life...