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Ann Marie Corgill
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believer, learner, teacher, advocate for children
believer, learner, teacher, advocate for children

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Truths From the Alabama Teacher of the Year: Truth #1- The Common Core is Not a Person
We've
been in school almost a month in Alabama, and I am teaching and learning daily
with an incredible group of fourth graders and a wise-beyond-her-years student
teacher at Cherokee Bend Elementary.  In
addition to teaching every day, I've had the opportu...

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Open Invitation To Learn With Us
Dear Friends and Colleagues, Most of my work as Alabama's Teacher of the Year will be based in my fourth grade classroom at Cherokee Bend this year. Why? Because I cannot fulfill my responsibilities outside of the classroom without first living and learning...

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"You're SO Lucky...You Get Summers Off!"
If you're a teacher, you see sarcasm written all over this blog title.   No, we don't get summers off, but there are lots of things to feel lucky about. School ended, and the month of June has been filled with tremendous learning opportunities.  Lots of lea...

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Welcome!
Dear Fellow Learners, Welcome to my new blog documenting my learning journey as Alabama's Teacher of the Year for 2014-15.  I'll be posting my thinking, learning, teaching, reflecting, and fun as I learn daily in my classroom, with kids and teachers of our ...

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Ann Marie's Learning Journey New Blog--Closing This One Down
Dear Friends,      I have created a new blog, documenting my learning journey as Alabama's Teacher of the Year for 2014-15. My new blog is  Ann Marie's Learning Journey , and I'll be posting my thinking, learning, teaching, reflecting, and fun as I learn da...

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If Not For Franki: It's Her Birthday, And She's the One Who's Given the Gift
I feel incredibly blessed to have Franki Sibberson as a friend and colleague. She has touched the lives of adults and children all over the country and world, and today we have the grand opportunity (thanks to Mary Lee Hahn's brilliant idea) to celebrate he...

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Empowered Fourth Graders
Being a full time classroom teacher means being a part time writer and inconsistent blogger. My days are spent soaking up the joy, the engagement, and the precious "ah ha" learning and teaching moments with my students.  Being in fourth grade this year has ...

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Honored To Be A Guest Blogger for Kirby Larson
If you're a teacher, librarian, or book lover, and you don't know Kirby Larson, then do not pass go.....go directly to the bookstore or library and get her books! She's amazing and my students and I are huge fans! I was honored to write a guest blog for her...

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If you have a class that would like to connect with us through Kidblog or our website, please let us know!

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Our Class Website
My fourth grade class is blogging and keeping a class website.  Please visit and let us know if you would like to connect with us on Kidblog. Have a great week of learning! http://thecorgillkids.weebly.com/index.html
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