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Elissa Miller
I'm 29, a teacher, a minimalist, a writer, a reader, and a designer at heart who is organized, analytical, color coordinated, extremely picky, and an all around good time.
I'm 29, a teacher, a minimalist, a writer, a reader, and a designer at heart who is organized, analytical, color coordinated, extremely picky, and an all around good time.

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#DITL Friday, February 10th, 2017 Homecoming!
{It's Homecoming Week! I'm the student council sponsor and I have the smallest group ever with only 11 students. We are responsible for decorating the stage for the coronation, organizing the actual ceremony, dress up days, Spirit Assembly and games, and Ho...

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Digging Deep Wells
After my post about feeling basic , I got a lot of comments, tweets, and messages of others who are feeling the same. We are not alone! Thank you so much for your feedback and for always pushing me to dig deeper, even to write this follow up post. I had a g...

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#DITL Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
6:00 Wake up and  get pretty. 7:42 Arrive at school and drop off my lunch in the home ec room so I won't have to walk all the way to the office. Head to my room to get my cooler and race to the cafeteria to fill it with ice and water. (Students aren't allow...

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2016 Reflection
This has been one of the best years of my life so I couldn't wait to share some highlights! January- I started using my new curriculum and felt like I could breathe for the first time in eight years! I also started using a bullet journal which is so pretty ...

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Am I Basic?
aka Am I a Fraud? I always laugh at basic white girl memes and how I really am none of them....I don't like coffee, I've never bought anything from Starbucks, I don't really care for tacos or Mexican, I don't feel comfortable wearing leggings in public, I t...

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#DITL Saturday, December 10th, 2016
I promise I didn't go through and pick out the 10th as a day that mostly falls on weekends...but it sure seems like it! Today I had my alarm set for 9:30 but my dad woke me up at 9:00 to work on a pipe. I got up and got ready for lunch with my friend at 11:...

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#DITL Monday, November 10th, 2016
6:00 Wake up and get ready for school. 7:42 Leave my house for school- I live 5 minutes away and I'm still late. :/ 7:54 I have enough time to turn on my air fresheners, clock, and SMART board, put away my stuff and it's time for class to begin! 1st hour- W...

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#DITL Monday, October 10th, 2016
Today is Columbus Day which means we are out of school. We actually have a 3.5 day weekend. On Friday we had our Regional Teachers Institute until noon. I'm always excited for long weekends so I can catch up on the extra stuff I have to do or put off. Nothi...

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We Don't Know Everything
Reading Dan's post, What Should Math Teachers Do When They Don't Know the Math? , really resounded with me and the timing was ironic. We were working on constructions in Geometry and we were working through notes from the curriculum. Admittedly, I had not l...

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#DITL Saturday, September 10th, 2016
My normal routine is to do all my shopping and errands on Friday nights so that I have nowhere to go on Saturdays and I can do all my work and clean all day Saturday. I have a lunch date with my bestie on the second Saturday of every month so my plans were ...
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