Keep going! You can do it!
Leave a link to your slice then comment on as many others as possible.
The “nitty-gritty” stays the same, but if you have questions, email me or check out the useful links here.
Some wisdom from Cris Tovani.
Tough day today. Needed to focus on the positive!
From Ohio to Jackson Hole and back again…
The Fire Next Time…
have you ever really thought about WHY you blog? I suppose there are a lot of reasons, and I know a blog is supposed to have a purpose, but I have always answered, “just ‘cuz” – like a fifth-grader in all her golden glory, nonetheless… until now…
Reflections on lunch…
Better late than never! Time for bed!
At last…a book spine poem… (It probably isn’t a big deal to the techies out there, but I figured out how to take the picture using my webcam- exciting to me-another thing I have learned during this challenge!)
Picking up material for my notebooks from teens: http://ruthayreswrites.blogspot.com/2012/03/teens-notebook-entry-sols.html
A cranky-pants post. I’m sorry but this is hard! Shouldn’t it be easier after 28 days???
Scattered thoughts… http://ourcampreadalot.blogspot.com/2012/03/scattered-slice-of-life-28.html
I am so forgetful.
I’m not sure how to describe this one. Maybe it’s about feeling safe in a world that also allows/contains stuff like the Trayvon Martin shooting.
Almost Wordless Wednesday
When life seems ready to drag me down, two words lift me again.
Do I need a voice to teach?
I can’t find any uninterrupted time tonight–ack!
Hanging in there with three more to go!
Slice 28 of 31! Almost dozed and missed posting!
Washing away the stress of the day…
Wednesday at Wendy’s
I love talking to kids during classroom walk-throughs!
Journals, where are they? http://deowriter.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/slice-of-life-story-challenge-28-of-31/
Student Created Holidays
To be honest…
Too tired to make dinner.
Life is Very Fragile Indeed
One Quiet Morning.
My dog is crazy…
What Dreams May Come
10 little things I can and can not live without:
Ever had to say “no” when you really wanted to say “yes”. Here’s my tale…
Give me strength to get my list of to dos done
Samples from our class book inspired by Audrey Wood’s, Blue Sky.
Our daughter knows where her name came from
Too sick to slice????
or is it “to sick to slice?”
well, I’m too/to sick to really care.
My husband’s aversion to camping. . . and his commitment to our family
Today, my son was chosen to have lunch with the author who was visiting his school today. I could tell this was important for him.
Vacation or Stress?
Been gone…I’m back!
Thinking about this year empty nesting.
A rant about a frustrating day!
I believe in approximation!!!
My first time…
A day to learn
Tis the Season…
Do you suffer from migraines?
I guess it did seem a little too good to be true.
Slicing about not slicing…
Conferring with Writers
The Buzz of a Classroom
After several requests by commenters last night who were trying to guess which good ideas gone bad could be attributed to me, Oldest, Middle, and Youngest, here are the answers. Enjoy!
(You are laughing with us, right?)
Snapshot #2 of my most amazing student ever. This one will take your breath away:
Would you be intimidated?
this is a quick one
Blank page blues
Shopping til I drop…
A sad day
A post how travelling was easier when I was younger.
spring at last!
SOLC 28 of 31: I wasn’t meant to be a detective.
Much angst… much stress. My blog platform got changed on me while I was at work (Love my hubby). NONE of my other posts are here yet, but this is today’s link that should now work. My first “Batty About Books” post with Kathy (@thebrainlair) – we discuss the first part of Graceling.
How do I get 6th graders to reflect (on the eve of Spring Break)?
Writerly Wednesday — http://projectchameleon.blogspot.com/2012/03/writerly-wednesday_28.html
Assessment in writing…
Yesterday I was choosing to be thankful in the chaos. http://jessicawhitmore.com/blog/2012/03/choosing-to-be-thankful/
(aka words that should never be used to describe children)
Busy Nothings – Jane Austen
Lots to do.
Three books from my childhood that left a mark. http://www.shewritesbecause.blogspot.com/2012/03/three-memorable-books.html
I am not sure how successful this is at expressing my thought but am giving it a try out
We are more alike…
Finding your Fire…inspired by Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
even when I’m on vacation I seem to think about school…another life skill….
A Tasting of different foods…some you might not have tried either!
I can hardly believe that we are at day 28!
Conversations in the car during our road trip
On some days a sandwich is enough for a dinner and a short rambling is enough for writing a slice. I ate a sandwich today.
Things you can do with 3 hours of sleep.
My girl – just a reflection as we celebrated her birthday.
A Rock (thanks for those sharing their rock stories)
My dad passed away
writing about running, thinking about writing while I am running, blending my passions
it must be in my DNA
Write on Princess!
My response to a question on Twitter last night. Do you share? http://deb-day.blogspot.com/2012/03/do-you-share-2831.html
Central Park . . . Another reason to love NY!
It’s all about the dog!
A slice by a student today: Hermit Crab Heaven
My newest story to get my kids to check their work.
An unusual topic from one of the LIT ladies- Maths.
A few wonderings arising from a conversation with my daughter about her experience with ‘modern day’ high school maths. It turns out that it is not too different to my experience of ‘old day’ high school maths…
YOU are the topic of conversations
How did technology save the day for the sick kid?
Thoughts from a digital immigrant
Not sure who is more annoyed (me or Isabelle) with the fact that our garage door almost always wakes the baby when it goes up & down.
Challenges face me as I try to get writing workshop in place. http://lcinmo.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/back-to-school/
A difficult decision: http://reflectionsontheteche.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/chicago-bound/
I am From….
Children hear everything
It’s about the shoes.
Sometimes you end a unit of study in writing with a BANG and sometimes with a…..
I was lost for a little while, but, now I am found. I hope I find myself lost again, in a good book!
My mother-in-law wouldn’t like this post…she would deem it bragging…I just say it is being a proud parent.
We’re losing our hair over this obsession with smoothness…
28 days makes a habit!
Still not sure what was wrong with my link yesterday. Today’s post is the first in a new series for me… I’m “book buddies” with Kathy from @thebrainlair and we’re reading Graceling together. Come see what we thought! (We comment on and discuss the first 115 pages)
While you’re there, maybe you can stop in and read yesterday’s post which most of you weren’t able to get to because my blog is nuts. Sorry about that.
Two students got into a fight yesterday — the residue of Facebook in their lives.
Macarons taste test! http://teachtoinspire.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/macarons-taste-test/
Wild ponies, what they see…
A book I found in a used book store today — reflections on the tragic life of a great Canadian poet:
The Fault in Our Stars (Read this post, Christy Rush-Levine!)
Reflecting on what I have learned about being a writer. http://thelitladies.edublogs.org/2012/03/28/slice-24-the-lessons-along-the-way/
Scrapping the bottom of the barrel for this slice.
There are rocks in my head tonight.
End of March
My apple slicing, a favorite lunch! http://teacherdance.blogspot.com/2012/03/my-apple-slice-28.html
What’s Your Asking Price? The art of negotiating. http://windows2mylife.blogspot.com/2012/03/whats-your-asking-price.html
I have about 6 students who have willingly sliced each day this month, and a few more who’ve missed only 5-6 days!! They typically don’t link up until later in the day, but I wanted to be sure to get there post linked here.
They LOVE your comments!! Thank you so very much!
Makes me laugh that I’ve posted within less than 30 minutes on 2 different days! It only took me 28 days to make the switch, but I finally made it!!
Looking back on unpublished posts…
Still up stressing out so I may as well link my post. Half-way done with my digital resume.
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