Monthly Archives: March 2016

SOL16 Day 11 of 31: Looking Forward to the Weekend

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. So Saturday, husband and I are headed to Seattle, WA this weekend.  This is one of the benefits of condo living.  I don’t look … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 10 of 31: Thursday Thankfuls

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. It’s Thursday and I am thankful for:  a husband who cooked dinner while I cat napped. the beautiful sunset. a successful staff meeting that … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 9 of 31: Allowing Kids to Select What They Read

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Jen Robinson has a terrific POST about limiting student free choice in reading doesn’t make avid readers.  There are several things happening in schools that are … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 8 of 31: Revisiting “Preach”

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Last year Heidi at My Juicy Little  Universe challenged us with words that had “CH” in them.  “Preach”  was the word for March 9th. … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 7 of 31: Saying Good-bye to Downton Abbey

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. This is brief because I didn’t get to see Downton Abbey last night.  So worried that I might read something or hear something. I … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 6 of 31: Positive Not Negagtive

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Yesterday I had a conversation with someone about my week (which had its ups and downs).  I recalled how on Wednesday, I was in … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 5 of 31: Reaching a Child

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. A second grade class has been studying Helen Keller as part of the teacher’s resiliency focus (she introduces them to many great people who … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 4 of 31: Celebrating Ten Years

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. Day 29 of  the Found Objects Poetry Challenge was this photo from Diane Mayr.  It’s festive and I’m celebrating. Hooray, hooray my blogs are ten … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 3 of 31: Thursday Thankfuls

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. The last couple of weeks have been brutal and have dimmed my usual optimistic outlook. So here are some Thursday Thankfuls.  They go along … Continue reading

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SOL16 Day 2 of 31: Celebrating Dr. Seuss Day

Everyone has a story and you can catch up on more slices for the  SOLSC at Two Writing Teachers. We have Family Library Night once a month.  If it’s March, it’s “Cat in the Hat” Night to celebrate the life of Theodore Geisel … Continue reading

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