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Lee Ann Spillane
Works at Orange County Public Schools
Attended Florida State University
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TBT: Happy St. Patrick's Day
Thank you to  Stacey ,  Betsy ,  Dana ,  Tara ,  Beth ,  Anna ,  Kathleen  &  Deb  for  creating community and valuing teachers' writings. This is post 17 of 31 for  the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. Join us at  Two Writing Teachers .  Happy St. Patr...
Thank you to Stacey, Betsy, Dana, Tara, Beth, Anna, Kathleen & Deb for creating community and valuing teachers' writings. This is post 17 of 31 for the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. Join us at Two Writing Teachers...
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Thank you to Stacey, Betsy, Dana, Tara, Beth, Anna, Kathleen & Deb for creating community and valuing teachers' writings. This is post 15 of 31 for the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. Join us at Two Writing Teachers...
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Destination Digital
Thank you to  Stacey ,  Betsy ,  Dana ,  Tara ,  Beth ,  Anna ,  Kathleen  &  Deb  for  creating community and valuing teachers' writing. This is post 14 of 31 for  the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. Join us at  Two Writing Teachers .  We are going di...
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On Teaching
I had to make a doctor's appointment for this afternoon. I needed a quick check of something that has been bothering me and the appointment nurse fit me in after school and my son's track practice. After I checked in and paid my co-payment, I picked up the ...
I had to make a doctor's appointment for this afternoon. I needed a quick check of something that has been bothering me and the appointment nurse fit me in after school and my son's track practice. After I checked in and paid...
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Soul Skate
So, we celebrated my 50th a few weeks early. I rented the skating rink and invited friends and family to come skate with me. I have been skating at this rink since I was eight and out to earn my girl scout skating badge. My son has been skating here since h...
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Ah... teenagers...suspect something's up even when you're happy.
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Six Impossible Things
Some weeks feel like a gauntlet teaching high school. There are demands on teachers' time, our energy, our minds, our moods, our health, our strengths, our minds, and our hearts. We run the race with the best of intentions, but it easy for me to get caught ...
Some weeks feel like a gauntlet teaching high school. There are demands on teachers' time, our energy, our minds, our moods, our health, our strengths, our minds, and our hearts. We run the race with the best of intentions, b...
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Reflecting on DQ 4
Thank you to  Stacey ,  Betsy ,  Dana ,  Tara ,  Beth ,  Anna ,  Kathleen  &  Deb  for  creating community and valuing teachers' writings. This is post 15 of 31 for  the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. Join us at  Two Writing Teachers .  This post may ...
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Shanghai Saturday
We are heading to Shanghai for spring break. My husband is there working with the team that will open the new  Disney Shanghai park. This weekend and the next few days will be a blur and flurry of getting ready and packing. Lucky for us, my friend Amy and h...
We are heading to Shanghai for spring break. My husband is there working with the team that will open the new Disney Shanghai park. This weekend and the next few days will be a blur and flurry of getting ready and packing. L...
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In the Details
Thank you to  Stacey ,  Betsy ,  Dana ,  Tara ,  Beth ,  Anna ,  Kathleen  &  Deb  for  creating community and valuing teachers' writing. This is post 8 of 31 for  the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. Join us at  Two Writing Teachers .  My students are ...
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Today's slice is bit of sound play. 
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Glenda Funks, you are so right. I, too, am astounded by the abundance.
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English Teacher, Cypress Creek High School
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  • Orange County Public Schools
    EnglishTeacher, OTIS Cypress Creek High School, present
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    Senior Developer/Writer, 2005 - 2011
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Orange Park, FL - Creede, CO - Dunwoody, GA - Tallahassee, FL
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Everyone learns.
Introduction

Mom, artist, teacher, Nerdfighter, and writer who celebrates epiphanies of the ordinary.

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Once a llama wrangler, I've worked with teachers in more than 100 workshops in over half the states in the nation.
Education
  • Florida State University
  • University of Central Florida
  • Lake Howell High School
  • Dunwoody High High School
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Book Lice Template
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Literacy-themed collaborative writing for the first week of school.

SUMMER NOTEBOOKING - TRY THIS!
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Print Fronts of 6 Bookmarks Print Backs of 6 Bookmarks Wow. People are certainly generous! In less than three weeks, we already have 67 fun

I Know For Sure
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Another slice inspired this post today. Writing today about what I know for sure and in reality there is little that I know for sure, but he

SOLC # 20/31 - Poetry Friday's Here, too
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Also blogging with my students at Linda & Jonathan's Class Blog WELCOME SPRING! Day Twenty of the Two Writing Teachers Slice of Life Challen

Two Lessons I Learned from the Japanese (Part 2)
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Yesterday, I wrote about a lesson I learned from the Japanese when I lived in Japan. I'm not re-creating the blog I kept while I lived there

Poetry Empowers
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This is slice 18 of 31 for The Slice of Life Story Challenge hosted by the talented team at Two Writing Teachers--thanks Tara, Stacey, Betsy

Food Ramble
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Day 8 of 31 posts for the Slice of Life Story Challenge hosted by the team at Two Writing Teachers, Stacey, Tara, Dana, Betsy, Anna, andBeth

Bridging the Divide
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Students watch a clip from "Rivers and Tides" in our digital textbook prior to discussion. We have a digital textbook. Adopted last year, te

Back to life
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Day 3 of 31 days of writing! "Well, you can try again in the summer, in the fall, and next spring, as many times as you need to..." When I w

No More Searching for Lows
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Too many weeks have passed since I've joined Holley Gerth and friends for Coffee for Your Heart. I'm grateful to pour a little encouragement

#YouTubeAsksObama: Teachers, Be Heard
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YouTube creators, Hank Green, Bethany Mota and Glo Zell are seeking questions for their interview of President Obama. We have an opportunity

NCTE, I Love
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NCTE, I love I love a lot of things, a whole lot of things. Like when my friend Lee lands, back in the States from Japan and we're at differ

Poetry and Face Painting Friday
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Turning Back by Sara Holbrook October light turns in by six and night comes early in the forest, This weekend we will turn back the clocks.

Poetry Friday - Boo-o-o!
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Linda Baie (c) All Rights Reserved I think I must have read the poem I want to share today last year at B.J. Lee's post and then printed it

Reading Contagion
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Hosted by the team at Two Writing Teachers, link up your Slice of Life on Tuesdays throughout the year. Paul W. Hankins and Sarah Gross have

Reading Records and Revision Histories
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Hosted by the team at Two Writing Teachers, link up your Slice of Life on Tuesdays throughout the year. Today my slice grew from a moment on

Self Care at Year's Start
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The start of the school year rushes across campus with schedules and syllabi, forms to sign and surveys to complete. We are in our second we

This Time Last Year
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Check out Two Writing Teachers for more Slice of Life stories; you might even consider adding your own! This time last year, I was recoverin