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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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Using objects to generate story in class today: magic!
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Still writing about life in my classroom.
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Recommending books to teen readers and getting it right, spot on, day one!
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Poem for two voices for the #firstweek  of school. Getting community builders ready. School starts tomorrow!
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Ask and Offer
Thank you to Stacey, Betsy, Dana, Tara, Beth, Anna, Kathleen & Deb
for creating community and valuing voice.
Join us at  Two Writing Teachers . Slide by the Slice of Life buffet for seconds
or link up to serve your own slice of life. Ask any teacher, th...
Thank you to Stacey, Betsy, Dana, Tara, Beth, Anna, Kathleen & Deb for creating community and valuing voice. Join us at Two Writing Teachers. Slide by the Slice of Life buffet for seconds or link up to serve your own slice of...
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I carry you into my classroom.
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Have her in circles
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Making Magic
I spent a cool summer week near the Poconos at the Highlights Foundation camp in Pennsylvania (I won the workshop during a commenting challenge last March). Spending time at Highlights changes a writer. I have loved Highlights since I was a child. My mom wa...
I spent a cool summer week near the Poconos at the Highlights Foundation camp in Pennsylvania (I won the workshop during a commenting challenge last March). Spending time at Highlights changes a writer. I have loved Highlight...
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Blueprints of a Lifetime
Life starts with story. The story of the time Jenny snuck into her parents' whirlpool bath tub while they were out working in the yard. She did it even though she was not supposed to.  She filled the large tub to the rim with steamy water and submerged hers...
Life starts with story. The story of the time Jenny snuck into her parents' whirlpool bath tub while they were out working in the yard. She did it even though she was not supposed to.  She filled the large tub to the rim with...
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Spot On
Today was our second day of school. On the first day of school, students completed some sentences to tell me a little bit about themselves. I embed that sentence survey below. You are welcome to use it in your own classroom if you like.   Sentence Completio...
Today was our second day of school. On the first day of school, students completed some sentences to tell me a little bit about themselves. I embed that sentence survey below. You are welcome to use it in your own classroom i...
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Doing hard work together builds relationships.
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I am doing a lot of thinking about who influences my teaching practice. Patrick Allen wrote about who he was walking with into his classroom and his post on Facebook and Michelle Haseltine's version of it inspired me to think...
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I Walk With You
I walk with Janet Allen and Lee Corey and Beth Scanlon and Becky Bone and Christine Landaker and a host of Geese who taught me real lessons about acceptance and belonging and encouragement and learning along the way. They remind me to flock and fly in a V a...
I walk with Janet Allen and Lee Corey and Beth Scanlon and Becky Bone and Christine Landaker and a host of Geese who taught me real lessons about acceptance and belonging and encouragement and learning along the way. They rem...
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Occupation
English Teacher, Cypress Creek High School
Employment
  • 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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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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Gender
Female