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April Cartwright
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Seed Bead Loom Bracelets
When I was a little kid....maybe 7 or 8 I had a small bead loom that was given to me for Christmas one year. I used it quite a bit but never got really fast at it or completed many projects. A few weeks ago I decided to give it another try and have had much...

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Dealing with "that" student
We all have at least one! That student who can get under your skin and irritate you like there is no tomorrow. This semester I lucked out and got three of them in the same class. Back in January I got my new class list, looked at it, looked up at our guidan...

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"Block" Scheduling: the good, the bad, and the ugly
My school works on a 90 minute block scheduling system. I see my classes every day for 90 minutes for half of the school year. In January we switch classes and begin again. Through a few different schools I have worked on a 45 and 60 minute period schedule ...

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Helicopters and Seed dispersion
  During one of my first STEM workshop series classes we made these really simple, fun paper helicopters. We approached the task from an engineering perspective and were challenge to make them "better" in some way. I lost the original version of the templat...

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Bead Loom Projects
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May Currently
Since I wasn't blogging much I haven't participated in the monthly "Currently" link-up that I used to love doing. Yesterday was my birthday so I was out with my sister and friends for the evening. Tonight I decided it was time to jump back on the Currently ...

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Weekly Sneak Peak and Secondary Sunday Linky
  I'm a planner, when I fail to plan nothing gets done, I get discouraged, and things start to fall apart. Lists are my best friend during the school year, if I don't write it down it might as well not exist. This past week was school vacation so getting ba...

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Elementary Students have "stuff" ...
Yep, "stuff" and they insist on touching me! Last week I watched as the most adorable kindergartener stuck two fingers into her mouth then reached out and grabbed hold on a matchbox car we were using for an activity on motion. I cringed and made a mental no...
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