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I wrote this yesterday and promptly forgot to post the link here. Bah. Please forgive. I participated! http://chartingbythestars.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/blessings-slice/
Anyone else ever feel like the first month of school is so intense that it carries the year’s greatest highs and lows all at once? I am always in awe of how much I look forward to the end of September and the beginning of October! Tonight, I am re-defining some standard September vocabulary in my life…. I would love to hear your definitions! Or, better yet, your first-month-of-school words! :) And I will be back to read your posts tomorrow! http://jenbaum-laughoftenlovemuch.blogspot.com/2013/09/a-lesson-in-teacher-vocabulary.html
Told myself I was not going to bed until I sliced!
Am writing: http://deowriter.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/solsc-i-will-write-tonight/
Another late night slice reflecting on my writing and thanking YOU.
Resource teachers, classroom teachers… essential teammates.
Playing the Six Degrees of Separation Game with a post on small moments. http://reederama.blogspot.com/2013/09/slice-of-life-appreciating-small-moments.html
Coming in at the buzzer with a post about the language standards! http://tworeflectiveteachers.blogspot.com/2013/09/thinking-about-language-standards.html
Big events this month lead to big thoughts.
Careful What You Wish For
Stories are shared over laughter and dinner with our writing group.
Taking Lucy Calkins’ advice to heart and treating colleagues with kindness.
You never know what is going to come out of an 8th grader’s mouth…or my mother’s!
An odd little problem
Book Fairies Spotted… it’s spirit week at our high school: http://portable-teacher.blogspot.com/2013/09/book-fairies-spotted.html
Was it innocence or immaturity – regardless, it made me smile!
Happy Birthday to Me!
My slice: Five Things I Love About Fall and One Thing I Don’t
My favorite parts about Colorado!
The StoryBox Project has injected lots of excitement into my classroom! Aren’t authentic tasks wonderful? I’d love if some of you would join us in participating in this cool project! (I wrote 2 posts about it last week too, so be sure to check out the links in this post for more info!)
It’s all in the details.
A peek at sensory details in my classroom today. Come in and see what happened.
I messed up the link this morning. Here’s the one I hope works.
Mid quarter reports are coming out soon. Still don’t feel like I’ve had time to do actual teaching so I can “truly” assess something! http://sliceoflifewriting.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/these-writing-stacks/
almost didn’t get it done…hectic… trying to change that way of life right now
At least I’m not waiting to get my slice written!
Directly UNrelated to education, but a slice of life post nonetheless. http://courageserenitywisdom.wordpress.com/2013/09/23/11-the-road-ahead/
Totally ok to post something unrelated to education.
A little thanks to my PLN (and this means you) http://deb-day.blogspot.com/2013/09/to-my-kindred-spirits.html
Glimpses into my 5 month old’s days
10 reasons I know Fall is here:
Five books to give away!
“The Authentic Swing,” by Steven Pressfield. “The story behind The ‘Legend of Bagger Vance,’ Notes From The Writing Of A First Novel.”
He also wrote “The War of Art,” “Turning Pro,” and several other fiction novels.
Daily life. Feeling run down. Just a slice.
I’m with you! Laying on the couch with a 100 degree fever now. As a result, I will be reading and commenting on slices when I feel human again.
This was a week of crafty events for us. We hit a quilt show as well as out local Craft Faire.
writing in a new space
now you see me….
all kinds of plumbing going on
Battling some serious writer’s block this week! :)
My daughter is not growing up. Nope. Cannot, will not, and are not accepting it. Sorry, kiddo.
One single ray of sunshine caught my attention. Check out the poem and pictures that came next.
Different Memories . . .
What changes have you noticed? http://lcinmo.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/changes-abound/
I love this post and hope to find balance in my own life. Thank you for saying it so eloquently. Good luck writing your book!
Trying to regain some balance in my life at the start of a school year. http://readwriteandreflect.blogspot.com/2013/09/slice-of-life-finding-balance.html
this data just in:
New Book – Mentoring 101. Beginning thoughts from a little gem of a book.
Taking time to think. http://elle1955.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/book-ends/
Helping hands arrive at just the right moment . . .
A Visit to the Pet Store http://readingyear.blogspot.com/2013/09/slice-of-life-visit-to-pet-store.html
I watched the Hallmark made-for-tv movie, The Watson Go To Birmingam this weekend, so I have a few thoughts on that. http://hollymueller.blogspot.com/2013/09/a-slice-of-life-watsons-go-to-birmingham.html
Reflecting on the Wonders in my life: http://reflectionsontheteche.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/wonders/
My 40th Post! Teaching Learning Strategies explicitly helps the struggling students.
Meeting Donalyn Miller and Penny Kittle and my thoughts on reading communities today on my sols http://thelatebloomersbookblog.blogspot.com/2013/09/meeting-donalyn-miller-and-penny-kittle.html
My tough start to the school year is softening…
Stream of consciousness writing… Because I was so giddy when I wrote this.
A new season has begun.
Sharing some creative writing, with non-linear narrative and fractured fairy tales as the theme. It’s about the cat.
Full force ahead this year! Steam engines might soon be boiling over!
After a long day of playing with worms, a sleepy 7 year old reminded me why we must write it down http://drferreri.blogspot.com/2013/09/if-you-write-down-stories-well-remember.html
Another PIT Day has come and gone…
I dance a bit. My daughter dances a lot. It doesn’t make me into a dance mom.
State of Confusion–Trying to figure out GA and the CC–what a mess!
A lesson from Rules by Cynthia Lord
Unleash your inner-bear writers! Hope you enjoy :) http://janemartynauthor.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/i-am-a-writer-bear-thank-you-paddington/
Some thoughts about the past and the future: http://www.teacherdance.org/2013/09/a-poem-photo-list-my-life.html
Giving Gifts http://wp.me/p3Gehh-5w
Another story about tomatoes and growth in spite of set-backs!
thoughts about my return to teaching…http://readcreateplay.blogspot.com/2013/09/return-to-substitute-teaching.html
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