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Lee Ann Spillane
Works at Orange County Public Schools
Attended Florida State University
Lives in Orlando, FL
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From the School Stage
Day 1 of 31 posts for the Slice of Life Story Challenge hosted by the team at Two Writing Teachers ,  Stacey ,  Tara ,  Dana ,  Betsy ,  Anna , and  Beth . Head over to the link up for seconds or to serve up your own slice! Last night roads were wet. Black ...
Day 1 of 31 posts for the Slice of Life Story Challenge hosted by the team at Two Writing Teachers, Stacey, Tara, Dana, Betsy, Anna, and Beth. Head over to the link up for seconds or to serve up your own slice! Last night roa...
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Celebrate Art
“It's never too late, it's never too bad, and  you are never too old  or  too sick to  start from scratch  once again.” – Bikram Choudhury I saw this on a coffee shop bulletin board in New Smyrna Beach this week. It reminded me of having a growth mindset, o...
“It's never too late, it's never too bad, and you are never too old or  too sick to start from scratch once again.” – Bikram Choudhury I saw this on a coffee shop bulletin board in New Smyrna Beach this week. It reminded...
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Love the celebrate/encourage shift in focus of Ruth Ayres family dinner conversation starter.
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Game on.
YouTube creators, Hank Green, Bethany Mota and Glo Zell are seeking questions for their interview of President Obama. We have an opportunity. We have an opportunity to ask the questions that plague us in schools, in districts...
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Evidence Shows 

Today's #sliceoflife  examines evidence one student gathered for her independent reading essay. Students get individualized prompts/questions tailored to the books they read this semester. Can't wait to see what she writes.
Slice of Life is hosted by the talented team at Two Writing Teachers--thanks Tara, Stacey, Betsy, Dana, Anna and Beth. Click over to the Two Writing Teachers comment stream for seconds or to serve up your slice.  As I wrote ...
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Thanks, Glenda.
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Slice of Life in Three Parts
Today's slice comes to you in three parts. Part one, happy dancing. It is January. In my classroom, January (and February) are magical months. Kids start eating books. They binge read. They forage for sequels. Meet Mohammed. Yesterday, Mohammed checked out ...
Today's slice comes to you in three parts. Part one, happy dancing. It is January. In my classroom, January (and February) are magical months. Kids start eating books. They binge read. They forage for sequels. Meet Mohammed. ...
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Thank you, Chris, ideas for a second reading book which would focus on just this sort of thing have been simmering. Your encouragement is motivating!
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Can I Get an Amen?
The Slice of Life Story Challenge is served up each Tuesday by the team  at Two Writing Teachers. Join in the daily challenge--writing fun--for the month of March. By order of Florida's Governor, Rick Scott, eleventh graders will not be subject to our state...
The Slice of Life Story Challenge is served up each Tuesday by the team  at Two Writing Teachers. Join in the daily challenge--writing fun--for the month of March. By order of Florida's Governor, Rick Scott, eleventh grad...
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Art donated to Stetson University in Deland
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Excellent post on a pressing problem. What's the talk on the back channel at your school? Who monitors it? How are students taught to us social media appropriately?
It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of social media as a tool for learning. In order to stay on top of the various conversations that I like to follow, I have a number of lists that I have created. These various streams someti...
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#YouTubeAsksObama: Teachers, Be Heard
YouTube creators, Hank Green , Bethany Mota and Glo Zell are seeking questions for their interview of President Obama. We have an opportunity. We have an opportunity to ask the questions that plague us in schools, in districts and in states. We have an oppo...
YouTube creators, Hank Green, Bethany Mota and Glo Zell are seeking questions for their interview of President Obama. We have an opportunity. We have an opportunity to ask the questions that plague us in schools, in districts...
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Student's 4-Square notes on Hogan's poem "Carry"; done to prepare for Socratic discussion. Now to get more depth and detail in devices noted so that S sees connection between craft and theme/tone.
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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
  • Recorded Books Unabridged
    Senior Developer/Writer, 2005 - 2011
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Orlando, FL
Previously
Orange Park, FL - Creede, CO - Dunwoody, GA - Tallahassee, FL
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Tagline
Everyone learns.
Introduction

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

Bragging rights
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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Female