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Jessica Sobel
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Look what I got after leaving my kids with a sub for 3 days...they were really happy I came back :)
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Visiting SeaWorld San Diego!
If you are a K-12 teacher in Arizona or California this post is aimed at you, although I bet there is a deal for the other SeaWorld locations for teachers.  For the AZ and CA teachers you can g et a Fun Card annual pass and 3 passes for a friend to join you...

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It's a hard enough life...
Thanks Chris for speaking out! Just got my W-2's (aka: W-BOO's), so I decided to compare them to my old ones, so sad and so depressing. Since 2012, I have lost over $2700 in income, since 2009-$4200, and since 2007-$7450. Compared to last year's, I am makin...

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Reading Buddies and Math Buddies
Reading buddies is nothing new and used to be quite poplar when I was in school.  These days it's hard to find the time and make sure it fits into assigned curriculum.  If everyone knew the academic value, the fun, and social skills it promotes I think they...

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Parent-Teacher Conferences with a Large Group of Parents
It's time for parent-teacher conferences again...oh the dreaded long days and meeting after meeting.  I know how important these are for the kids, but I just don't enjoy them.  My principal pushes for 100%  one-on-one in the fall, so I have a plan for the s...

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100th Day of School
There are so many fun ideas out there to celebrate this day, but do you know why it's a BIG deal?!   All the hype comes from how schools get their base funding for the following year, and that's by students count.  I have heard it has changed in the last fe...

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Classroom Games
These games are excellent fillers and even better for those early finishers who need a challenge! How about some good old fashioned Boggle?  I found this one on Pinterest! Boggle on the Left  =  Making Words  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/148055906474971474/...

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December Madness
It's nearly the end of the first half of the year and we are OVERLOADED with things to do.  Grading, Report Cards, Benchmark Testing, Reading Level Testing, Awards, Special Project, Assemblies, and my favorite...CLEANING Golden Shoe Award and Winners Run So...

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Where are all the Arizona Wildcat fans?!

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Run, Run as Fast as You Can...
Check out some of my winter crafts from the past, and download my plan for this year!  Please comment if there is something you like, have tried, or would like directions to try yourself!! Gingerbread Week Outline Plan 2014  - Includes poems and links Ginge...
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