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Emily Swenson
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#MTBosBlaugust 2016 and the Return of the Blog
Well, it's been a minute since I've posted. Like, two years worth of minutes. But there's nothing like starting new before a new school year begins! Let's see if I can keep this up. I've decided to participate in the #MTBoSBlaugust (Math Teacher Blog-o-Sphe...
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Would anyone be available for a mystery hangout any day this week at 1:15/1:30 CST? I have a class of 6th graders who are dying to do their first call and we've had cancelations! (Any day Feb. 17-20) email me if interested! Emily.swenson@rpsb.us

Good evening! Can anyone Mystery GHO Wednesday Oct. 14 at 11:45am or 12:30pm CST? I'm in Central Louisiana

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The Explor-A-Lab's first adventure...The Global Cardboard Challenge! 
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The Global Cardboard Challenge...yes, please!
I have been co-moderating the #ITLchat ( Invent to Learn  book study chat) on Monday nights on twitter these last few weeks of summer, and it has been awesome! This book has challenged me in so many ways to change the way I think about learning - and in tur...
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Finally Finished!
The room is finally finished! I finished it about 2 hours before open house...ahhh...but I got it done! This post is going to be filled with pictures - so enjoy the tour!  This is the view from the front door of the room! I love it. I'll have a whole separa...
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Michael Donnelly explains how I feel about Twitter and all it has done to change my career - and my passion - better than I ever could. Thanks MIke!
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The Idea Wall
Well, I spent all day yesterday creating our Idea Wall. I really wanted to purchase IdeaPaint but it was a little pricey for my budget, so I went for a more cost effective option! I started reading reviews of dry erase paint and found a lot of mixed reviews...
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My Plan? Yes, my plan.
I think I have a plan. I've been reading a million different things and I have a million different ideas in my head for what I want to do with this class - so many things that I just couldn't get my ADHD brain to focus on anything long enough for a plan. Ho...
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Robotics Confessions
Look what came in this week! Our Lego Wedo Robotics kits came in - along with our laptops!  I'm not exactly sure which grades will be using the robotics this year. It's all completely new for me AND for them, so I don't want to jump into using them will all...
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