Three days of school left... I'm not going to lie. It has been rather challenging. In fact, it has been a downright struggle to stay upright the past couple weeks. I'm still knee deep in finishing mandated summative assessments, entrenched in 5th grade practice for their formal promotion ceremony on Friday, and am just overwhelmed … Continue reading Hang in there, teachers! You got this.
I cannot believe that I only have 11 days left with my 5th grade kiddos! The utter insanity of the end of the school year is in full force... report card writing, final assessments, parent conferences, meetings during every single planning period and after school, ordering supplies, planning promotion ceremonies, assemblies, parties, writing speeches, the … Continue reading A Small Glimpse Into Our Summer Reading Conferences
“A child sitting in a quiet room with a good book isn’t a flashy or marketable teaching method. It just happens to be the only way anyone became a reader.” -Nancie Atwell In the 22 school days remaining with my fifth graders, I have many goals- get through our final stretch of mandated standardized testing, … Continue reading The Road to Pleasure Reading: 6 Tips to Ensure Your Students Will Read Over Summer