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Monthly Review of Goals for March
March was a very productive month towards accomplishing my
goals. I’m really pleased at my progress. Yearly goals: 1.      Reach my target weight by the end of the year. –
I did increase my exercise this month and lost a pound. 2.      Finish knitting my Fa...
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Jerry’s Magic – Book Review
I recently read the book Jerry’s
Magic by W. W. Rowe. This is the review of this book (I am not being paid to
give this review). I loved the introduction or warning that the author starts
the book off with and it had me hooked! I think anything with magic w...
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Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/27/15
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are some interesting sites that I’ve found this week, thanks to my PLN. As a
teacher, I feel we have to keep up to date concerning research in our field and
current issues in the education system. I hope some of these inspire you,
inform you, and even ...
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Holding Public Officials Accountable
In Texas Bill Would
Make Recording Police Illegal , a Texas representative is trying to
pass a bill that would not allow a private citizen to film police within 100
feet of an officer. I don’t understand what they are afraid of? What are they
afraid that so...
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Excitement in the Park – New Book!
I’m excited to share that I’ve published another book. It is
a children’s book called Excitement
in the Park . All of the animals in the park are excited about the school
children coming for a visit. Mr. Owl checks with everyone to make sure they are
all re...
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My Educational DNA
In What is Your Educational DNA? From   Practical Theory  by Chris Lehmann asks, “… what is your
Educational DNA? Why and how do you believe what you now believe about teaching
and learning?” I never
thought about having Educational DNA but it makes sense. ...
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The PDP farce – wink, wink, nod, nod
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recently contacted by Renee Roberson to see if I wanted to participate in a blog tour through WOW! Women on Writing and I agreed.  This is a guest post from D.A. Russell. This is
such a great article that I didn’t want to distract you from his though...
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Fiber Lesson
Recently I sat in on a class that my colleague taught on
fiber and dyeing. I had mentioned a year ago that I wanted to learn to dye my
own yarn and she invited me to sit in on this class. I’m so glad that I did! She started off by passing around a cotton bo...
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No More Common Core in SC
I was so excited to hear that Common
Core Standards Dead in South Carolina ! I understand the idea behind Common Core standards but I
didn’t agree with them. I think it was taking away basic skills that are
important for our children to learn. I think we we...
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Creepy Barbie
I recently heard about this story, “Talking Barbie is
too 'creepy' for some parents” and couldn’t believe what I was
hearing. “ "Hello
Barbie" uses speech recognition and connects to Wi-Fi. When someone
presses a button on her belt buckle, Barbie will recor...
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Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/20/13
Here
are some interesting sites that I’ve found this week, thanks to my PLN. As a
teacher, I feel we have to keep up to date concerning research in our field and
current issues in the education system. I hope some of these inspire you,
inform you, and even ...
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I Hate Daylight Saving Time
In Daylight Saving Time Redux fri Janet Given's Blog , Janet Givens shares some
interesting facts about Daylight Saving Time.  She shared some information that I didn’t know
about such as who benefits from this change in time. Even though this was meant to ...
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Retired Special Ed Teacher now teaching teachers on the university level. Love to knit, hike, garden, and read!
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