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Karri Sands
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A #RedforEd Open Letter to My Governor
Dear Governor Ducey, What's taking you so long? Why are you and your colleagues dragging you feet? Teachers have asked for education funding to be restored to what it was in 2008. TEN YEARS AGO. When my son was only a year old. We gave you enough warning. W...
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Easy-to-Make Boo Mix! Eat If You Dare...
Hi Everyone! Happy October! It's still 90 degrees in Arizona, but I am ready to break out my hoodies and boots. Come on, cooler weather!! I wanted to let y'all know about the most adorable snack mix recipe that I stumbled across from Rebecca at Make & Do St...
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I found my people!!
Hi everyone, Well, summer has gone waaaayy too fast (says the teacher), yet waaaaaaayy too slow (says the mom). Anyone else feel this way?? True story: this morning I ACTUALLY broke up a fight between my two boys over DIRTY LAUNDRY. For reals. Ugh. Anywhooo...
I found my people!!
I found my people!!
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My Crazy Life After the Bell
You guys. I've been SUPER off the radar lately. It's been an amazingly overwhelming year of moving to a new ( and incredible) school; suddenly losing my mother (#cancersucks); home remodeling; and overall renewal and rediscovery. I'm excited to share with y...
My Crazy Life After the Bell
My Crazy Life After the Bell
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10 Problems Every Type A Teacher Will Understand
1. Your day begins the minute your feet hit the pavement in the parking lot. Monday Morning got me like... 2. Every. Minute. Counts. Teaching a lesson, drafting an email, planning for next week, and making a grocery list. 3. Your perfectionism tends to get ...
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3 Things I Should've Told Myself as a First Year Teacher
We've all been there, right? On the phone (or even worse, face-to-face) with an upset parent, student, or administrator, wondering what we did or said wrong... My first year of teaching was difficult (more like unbearable), but I was blessed to be at an ama...
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Get Your Students Moving and Reinforce a Concept Using Graffiti Writing
Welcome to another Bright Ideas Blog Hop! Happy Spring! I'm excited to share with you a super fun way to reinforce a concept or skill using a creative alternative to the worksheet called graffiti writing! Here's how I'm using this activity with my students ...
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3 Brain-Based Strategies Every Teacher Should Use
Early on in my teaching career, I was fortunate to discover how our students' brains work- literally HOW they learn. This opportunity changed the way I think about my instruction and classroom environment, which ultimately has significantly increased studen...
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CYBER SALE PREVIEW TIME!
It's almost here! The Teachers Pay Teachers Super Cyber Monday Sale :)  Everything in my store is 20% off tomorrow through December 2, including my latest creation... Color-by-sum WINTER-themed addition puzzle pack. Here's a sneak peak...  This pack has 5 d...
CYBER SALE PREVIEW TIME!
CYBER SALE PREVIEW TIME!
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Using C.U.B.E.S. Problem-Solving Strategy in Math and link to a FREEBIE
Problem-solving for my second graders is tough... but using the CUBES acronym has saved me!  Here's how I use CUBES in my classroom. Click on the link to my store or any of the pictures to find out how to get yours.  At the end of the post, you'll find a sp...
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