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Andrea

I’m Back

February and March update In my absence, I have been studying the author’s craft once again.  I continually try to improve. I’ve learned so much and I’m anxious to share!…

Studying Author’s Craft

photo via Flicker Changing Teaching Focus Each year, I try something new in how I deliver my instruction.  This year I decided to change the focus of my lesson from…

November Update

I survived the last 6 weeks! received my first contract! continued working my first job- teaching completed my formal observation…weeks for that one completed quarter 1 grades completed parent-teacher conferences…

Deming for Teachers

Continuous Improvement Introduction Teachers seem to be confronted with the latest and greatest new idea each school year.  We are expected to know so much with little training (at times).…

3 Quick Writing Lessons

Found Treasures Have you ever found treasures tucked in your pockets?  A crumpled $10 bill is always nice.  When I was younger, I would find notes from my kids.  These…