Saturday, November 23, 2013

Soooooo Happy

I'm off for one whole week, YAHOOOOO
Oh, I have been looking so forward to some time off.
Technology has not been kind to me lately, at home or school.
I love technology and have been trying to effectively use it more in my class, but I tell ya, when Techy is not cooperative, ugh!
And, to let us know who is in control, the power at school was out Thursday.
Something about lightning striking a transformer I think.
no power
20+ kids
rainy weather
equals migraine
I think mostly because I'm still fighting this cough, cold, head congestion.

I have to say, I am just so thankful for my class this year.  They are the sweetest, hard-working, little sponges of knowledge!  We have been working on comparing and contrasting all week with our stories, animals, and finally each other.  
This is seriously a great activity for communicating, collaborating, and asking questions.
My hubby Jeff and I both love to watch movies, sushi, coffee, walking on the beach, and we love our family.

I've shared this activity before, and it never fails to amaze me at some of the things they come up with.  I didn't include it, but one pair shared their birthdays, how awesome is that?
And in case you didn't catch it,
look at this:
both boys had same kindergarten and 1st grade teachers, they are the best teachers!
tear, quivering lip...
So THANKFUL for my kiddos :)

Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Dreaded Words...

The end of the trimester...
Friday was the end of the 1st trimester, already! I know!
Like most teachers in my district, we'll be busy this 3 day weekend grading assessments and completing report cards.
Friday our janitor  came in to clean and said wow you're here late!  Teachers never stop working, huh?  
But I love teaching and I love my class!
 Seriously, I have thee best class this year!
(My husband would tell you I say this every year :)

Anyways, I'm thankful for the 3 days.

Saturday was all bout scrapbooking.
Sunday will be all about Thor, eh hem, I mean, familia.
Then grading, eating, assessments, and our latest TV love:

Monday, after another visit to the dentist will be all about report cards and lesson plans.  Which I don't usually mind, but now we have to add the 4 C's to our plans, and include Blooms/Websters matrix to our plans...

Adios amigos...
I leave you with my favorite Arrested Development scenes, it sums up how I feel, but makes me smile every time :)