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Where has Queen Scarlet been?

Hello you!  How I’ve missed the outlet of writing.  Last year, I kept this blog for substitute teachers as I was subbing while seeking my own classroom.  Some of you know that this past fall, I was blessed beyond belief with my … Continue reading

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The Back Porch

Completely exhausted from the ramblings of a 5-year-old boy, who is always on the go, I melt into my favorite blue lawn-chair and I listen to the birds sing their love song to me as it pours from the heavens.  What … Continue reading

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PD Summer Fun

What summer fun adventures do you have planned?  I love summer and everything that goes with it…Arnold Palmer drinks, lazing in the pool, sitting and relaxing with a good books, and camping with my family.  This year I have a … Continue reading

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An Amazing Year Coming to a Close

Are you saddened by the end of the year?  I am.  As a regular teacher you get to touch the lives of roughly 30 kiddos if you are an elementary school teacher or roughly 100 kiddos if you are a middle or high … Continue reading

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Common Core: Mastery Connect

Bringing you a fantastic find, http://www.masteryconnect.com/learn-more/features.html. Mastery Connect connects you to teachers from around the country who are also implementing the common core. Find “just right” activities and assessments already aligned to the common core. Best part its free and you … Continue reading

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Give What you Want to Receive

Have you wondered if your actions or reactions as a teacher are actually perpetuating your classroom management issues?  If not, you should.  My rant for today begins with an intervention specialist that I met today whose main form of classroom … Continue reading

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Conversations “Day of Silence”

Some heated conversations were sparked today with GLSEN’s “Day of Silence.”  On the National Day of Silence hundreds of thousands of students nationwide take a vow of silence to bring attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying, and harassment in their schools.-GLSEN                     Day … Continue reading

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More on Common Core

If you need a boost on the Common Core standards as I did, fell free to take this free webinar series from the Marzano Research Group.  Two sessions have passed and there are two more live sessions to go, but you can … Continue reading

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Common Core Standards and How to Prepare for the Change

Common core standards is the hot topic in education today. Google “common core standards” and you retrieve 32,000,000 results. For me it is mind boggling. Not being a regular-ed teacher I am left a bit out of the loop and … Continue reading

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Technology in Education

Rather than sheltering our students from technology, I believe we should embrace it and teach them how to use it responsibility.

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