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My Current Bag
I need to stop finishing items at night so I can get good outside pictures!  ...Or, wait till the next day to use or ship the items and take pictures. ;)  This is the bag I am currently using myself.  I especially love that although the outside gives the im...
I need to stop finishing items at night so I can get good outside pictures!  ...Or, wait till the next day to use or ship the items and take pictures. ;)  This is the bag I am currently using myself.  I especially love that a...
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Susie Zippered Pouch for a Swap
This fun little pouch uses this tutorial:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CU6CwzfoTc  and free pattern: https://www.pattydoo.de/en/patterns/zippered-pouch-susie from Pattydoo.   It's the Susie zippered pouch.  I created this for a zippered pouch swap with...
This fun little pouch uses this tutorial:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CU6CwzfoTc  and free pattern: https://www.pattydoo.de/en/patterns/zippered-pouch-susie from Pattydoo.   It's the Susie zippered pouch.  I...
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Plans for the New Year
I've taken a bit of a hiatus from blogging, putting my family first. I've decided to focus on creating a quality product at least once a month and make blogging less of a priority. I spend a lot of time posting pictures of my classroom on  our class instagr...
I've taken a bit of a hiatus from blogging, putting my family first. I've decided to focus on creating a quality product at least once a month and make blogging less of a priority. I spend a lot of time posting pictures of my...
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Book Share Wednesday: How to Steal a Dog
We started literature circles this week and I decided to choose realistic fiction books for our first round. One of the books I chose for students is How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor .  It's a great realistic fiction book that discusses the issues tha...
We started literature circles this week and I decided to choose realistic fiction books for our first round. One of the books I chose for students is How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor.  It's a great realistic fiction boo...
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Book Share Wednesday: The Hundred Dresses
Today is the very first Book Share Wednesday link up!! I'm so excited to have a place for you to come together and share the great books you use in your classroom in any way.  Today I'm sharing about the book I like to use as my first read aloud.  Yesterday...
Today is the very first Book Share Wednesday link up!! I'm so excited to have a place for you to come together and share the great books you use in your classroom in any way.  Today I'm sharing about the book I like to use as...
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Avery Binders and Divider Tabs
Just in time for back to school, I received some Avery brand products to review from Shoplet .  Here's how I put them to use.   I'm going to give "Genius Projects" a try this year.  I had a great discussion with a sixth grade teacher yesterday about how we ...
Just in time for back to school, I received some Avery brand products to review from Shoplet.  Here's how I put them to use.   I'm going to give "Genius Projects" a try this year.  I had a great discussion with a sixth grad...
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Della Wallet Clutch from Swoon Patterns
This is the lovely Della wallet from Swoon Patterns.  It was really quite easy to sew up.  It was my first wallet sew and I really love the design.  I know it's difficult to see the pockets as I didn't put any cards or cash in to show them.  Each side of th...
This is the lovely Della wallet from Swoon Patterns.  It was really quite easy to sew up.  It was my first wallet sew and I really love the design.  I know it's difficult to see the pockets as I didn't put any cards or cash i...
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New Projects
I've been posting more to my facebook page and have been neglecting to post here on the blog.  So, I decided I had better do that right away!  So, I'm putting together a few posts that will release over the next few days. These four totes I did as Easter ba...
I've been posting more to my facebook page and have been neglecting to post here on the blog.  So, I decided I had better do that right away!  So, I'm putting together a few posts that will release over the next few days. The...
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Organizing my Grading
Grading, especially keeping up with it, has been an area in need of improvement for me.  The actual keeping up hasn't gone as well, but the organization has been much better.  It started with this great drawer system I found at Jo-Ann's fabric and craft sto...
Grading, especially keeping up with it, has been an area in need of improvement for me.  The actual keeping up hasn't gone as well, but the organization has been much better.  It started with this great drawer system I found ...
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Genius Hour in Our Classroom
Last year, I looked into the concept of genius hour and really wanted to try it.  My biggest hurdle was the lack of computers access for my students.  Last December, our district gave each 3-6 grade classroom 3 Chromebook computers.  That was wonderful, and...
Last year, I looked into the concept of genius hour and really wanted to try it.  My biggest hurdle was the lack of computers access for my students.  Last December, our district gave each 3-6 grade classroom 3 Chromebook com...
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Welcome New Friends
To our new friends joining us from FlapJack, Welcome!  I'm slowly adding new bag patterns and color schemes to the collection I have available.  Please visit the shop button above to see what is currently available.  If you have something specific in mind, ...
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Back to School Blog Hop
I'm happy to be collaborating with several other 5th grade teachers to bring you some back to school tips and a giveaway!   My tip is to not be afraid to let students know about you.  On the first day, share with them about some of your hobbies, what you di...
I'm happy to be collaborating with several other 5th grade teachers to bring you some back to school tips and a giveaway!   My tip is to not be afraid to let students know about you.  On the first day, share with them abou...
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I was able to attend the Utah Coalition for Educational Technology Conference this last weekend and learned several new tips and tricks for