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Courtney B
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Sunday Recap (with a freebie)
Long time, no post. I've been so busy with moving and now I have to pack up my classroom for the summer because we are getting new floors. I've been dreaming of boxes. In my classroom, we've been up to some end of the year fun. Only 3 more weeks! My genius ...
Long time, no post. I've been so busy with moving and now I have to pack up my classroom for the summer because we are getting new floors. I've been dreaming of boxes. In my classroom, we've been up to some end of the year fu...
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Trashy Crafter Lanyard + Discount
Hi all! I'm dropping by today to share one of my newest loves. If you know me, you know that I love books. I am a bit of a book hoarder. I just moved over spring break and I noticed that most of my boxes were books. I just can't stop myself from buying new ...
Hi all! I'm dropping by today to share one of my newest loves. If you know me, you know that I love books. I am a bit of a book hoarder. I just moved over spring break and I noticed that most of my boxes were books. I just ca...
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Five for Friday (on Saturday)
I'm linking up with Kacey at Doodle Bugs Teaching for her weekly "Five for Friday" linky  party. It was so good to go back to school again this week. We missed two weeks of school because of snow and ice. Since this week was Read Across America week, we pra...
I'm linking up with Kacey at Doodle Bugs Teaching for her weekly "Five for Friday" linky  party. It was so good to go back to school again this week. We missed two weeks of school because of snow and ice. Since this ...
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Week in Review
This past Monday was our 100th day of school. Like I told you before, I never have made this a big deal in 2nd grade but this year I decided to make it a fun day. I was really inspired by Cara Carroll's ideas for the 100th day. For our 100th day, I did have...
This past Monday was our 100th day of school. Like I told you before, I never have made this a big deal in 2nd grade but this year I decided to make it a fun day. I was really inspired by Cara Carroll's ideas for the 100th da...
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All About MLK
I have a confession to make. I have barely taught any science or social studies this year. Since it is no longer part of our schedule at school, I told myself that I would still teach it during the day. Well, that really hasn't happened and I'm kinda mad at...
I have a confession to make. I have barely taught any science or social studies this year. Since it is no longer part of our schedule at school, I told myself that I would still teach it during the day. Well, that really hasn...
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Spotlight on Christmas Freebies
Happy Sunday! I'm so glad that this is the last Sunday that I will have the Sunday blues for a few weeks.  It's been a rough few weeks at my school. One could never imagine the tragedy of two buses wrecking and causing so much devastation. Thank you to ever...
Happy Sunday! I'm so glad that this is the last Sunday that I will have the Sunday blues for a few weeks.  It's been a rough few weeks at my school. One could never imagine the tragedy of two buses wrecking and causing so ...
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Five for Friday: April 3
Welcome back! It's been a while since I've posted. I've been busy moving to my new house and all that entails. I had today off for Good Friday so this is a perfect time to catch up with you. We made these Arnie the Doughnuts last week when we were studying ...
Welcome back! It's been a while since I've posted. I've been busy moving to my new house and all that entails. I had today off for Good Friday so this is a perfect time to catch up with you. We made these Arnie t...
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New Design
Thanks for stopping by! I am in love with my new design from Megan at A Bird in Hand Designs (and also I Teach, What's Your Superpower ) She was amazing taste and it was like she read my mind with what I wanted on my blog. Thanks so much, Megan! If you are ...
Thanks for stopping by! I am in love with my new design from Megan at A Bird in Hand Designs (and also I Teach, What's Your Superpower) She was amazing taste and it was like she read my mind with what I wanted on my blog. T...
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Bright Idea for Math Facts
This year, my students are working really hard to master their math facts. Each day, they take a 45 second test on a certain set of facts like +1, +2, etc.. If they pass the test, they get to move on to a new test for the next day.  To make this easier for ...
This year, my students are working really hard to master their math facts. Each day, they take a 45 second test on a certain set of facts like +1, +2, etc.. If they pass the test, they get to move on to a new test for the nex...
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Creating a Classroom Economy (Freebie)
Teaching money in 2nd grade is not my favorite thing to do. My students often don't recognize the coins and we are supposed to teach them to count above a dollar in one to two weeks. Fairly impossible for some of them. So, I decided to implement a classroom...
Teaching money in 2nd grade is not my favorite thing to do. My students often don't recognize the coins and we are supposed to teach them to count above a dollar in one to two weeks. Fairly impossible for some of them. So, I ...
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A Peek at My Week: Snow
Well, I'm back. I'm not sure how winter break went by so fast but the first week back to school kicked my butt. I spent the last week of vacation in Jacksonville watching my Tennessee Vols play in their bowl game. So fun but I was not ready to go back to sc...
Well, I'm back. I'm not sure how winter break went by so fast but the first week back to school kicked my butt. I spent the last week of vacation in Jacksonville watching my Tennessee Vols play in their bowl game. So fun but ...
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Christmas Comprehension Mini-Lessons
Christmas is my favorite time of the year. One of the reasons is because of all the fabulous children's books that are about Christmas. I love sharing these books with my kiddos and I have a big collection of them to share. With my schedule this year, my ti...
Christmas is my favorite time of the year. One of the reasons is because of all the fabulous children's books that are about Christmas. I love sharing these books with my kiddos and I have a big collection of them to share. W...
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  • Maryville College
    Child Development and Learning, 2001 - 2005
  • University of Tennessee
    Elementary Education, 2007 - 2008
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