Tag Archives: grade 5

First Goosebumps of the Year

There was a moment today that gave me goose bumps. This may have been the first time that this happened to me this year, so I have to share what happened. There have been many happy, life-altering moments in the … Continue reading

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My Classroom

I can’t say I ever thought I would have my own classroom, but now that I have one, I like the idea of taking charge of a class. All of the classes I failed to enjoy in high school and … Continue reading

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“Thieves”

Upon returning to work on Monday, I was able to pull myself out of the funk I had found myself in and set out to have a positive day. There’s something to refocusing your energy while you sleep so you … Continue reading

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“I Forgive You”

Here’s an update on how the mediation with my fifth graders is going. So far, I’m really proud of them. At 10:15 every morning, those students in my class who have been behaving are allowed to take a fifteen minute … Continue reading

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“This Class Will Be Yours”

Well, here I am again, in the internet café, fighting to make this computer work and pounding out another blog post. It has been an eventful week at school. I’m thankful tomorrow is Friday, to say the least. I’m quickly … Continue reading

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