and fifth grade isn't for sissies
Exciting! I get to have my own child in my classroom this year as well. I am so excited to teach her and see her in a new way. Your classroom looks great, by the way!!
Nothing like a good marshmallow tower to start off the year. Happy first day to you! Mine is next Thursday.
I love the marshmallow towers! Happy first day!
The most Awesome 6th grader at GUES!!!! I miss me some Hagy girls!p.s. If you see a little white thing running around, I may or may not have let Bella run free behind the school at the end of last year...HAHAHAHA
My first day of meetings is tomorrow, Back to School Night on Monday, and the official first day on Tuesday.Bring it on...
Out of curiostiy what was the lesson behind the marshmallow towers?
Awww.. how wonderful you have your own little sweetheart in your class!I can see why some policy and rules reviewing was in order.I wish you (and her) the best school year ever!Go give them kids some really BIG BRAINS!!!
Aww that's great! We just had meet your teacher today and the kids start back on Monday! Have a great school year! I'll be checking in!
Don't worry, I'm known to chase rats! Muahahaha!!!
Ava ~ I use the Marshmallow tower project to begin team building and strengthen community. The most important lesson is listening and cooperation.
Good luck to you and Noodle this year. That can be a challenge, but I bet you two can make it work. My father was a high school math teacher. I went to "the other high school" in town, but boundaries were changed, and both my sister and brother went to his high school and ended up in his math class during their high school years. My sister still says he was one of her best teachers ever. I'm hoping Noodle says that about you. (By the way, your girls are so pretty!)
YOu can never go wrong with marshmellows! =)
Hope the year has settled into a comfortable routine and you have a classroom full of mental sponges!
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