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Ashley Hostetter
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Stay Tuned!
Hi Everyone, A new school year is fast approaching and I've got some amazing room themes in the works. This year my husband and I have transferred to a new school, in a new country.  I'll have the chance to decorate not only my classroom, but a science lab ...

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Marlo and Alex, I just added some new pages to the classroom blog and updated the circus page. Check out the Classroom Themes 2010-2011 and the other pages. I bet the pictures will look very familiar to you. I decided to add all of our old classroom themes to the blog. You may even see a blurred out picture of yourselves in there too!

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Island Jungle Theme
With the cold winter months just beginning, I decided to turn our classroom into a tropical paradise. My students and I spent our whole first week back from winter vacation decorating. They were like little leaf cutting machines! One huge advantage of teach...

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Ocean Classroom Theme
New School Year, New Room Theme! While I still love Harry Potter, I also love to decorate and I couldn't wait to start planning out a new theme! While this room isn't as over the top as my previous Hogwarts classroom. I like it even more and I have the Lill...

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The Grand Feast
My class just finished reading the book "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." To celebrate, we decided to have a Grand Feast in the Great Hall while we watched the movie and dressed up as our favorite characters.  My students all brought in a treat to ...

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Weekly Wizarding Challenges
Each week my students are presented with a Weekly Wizarding Challenge to complete in their spare time. The challenges are a fun way for the students to earn more galleons, house points, or a prize. Challenge #1: Find Neville's Lost Remembrall The remembrall...

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Weekly Wizarding Challenges
Each week my students are presented with a Weekly Wizarding Challenge to complete in their spare time. The challenges are a fun way for the students to earn more galleons, house points, or a prize. Challenge #1: Find Neville's Lost Remembrall The remembrall...

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Magical Details
I told my students that they were going to fly on broomsticks. They kept asking how and making guesses involving harnesses, giant fans, and jumping off buildings. I didn't say a word until we got outside to the seesaw. I pointed at it and they all started l...

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Diagon Alley Shops
Gringotts Wizarding Bank  All of my students have their own bank vault page where I keep track of their accounts. On their first day at Hogwarts they randomly selected a key to a vault. The vaults all belonged to famous wizarding families and have been pass...

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Slug & Jiggers Apothecary
There are twelve potions that the students may buy. The rest are for decoration. Each potion does something different. For example, the Polyjuice Potion allows a student to switch seats with someone else for a day, including me. The Invigorating Elixir allo...
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