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Dim Sum, anyone?
Toddlers are tiring
The clock is ready to strike 12. I feel like Cinderella! Three more days!!
A Favorite Writing Activity Outside
Trip leads to new experiences
Thank goodness for my new smart phone, which let me compose on the bus on my way home so that I could get this uploaded in time!
Short and sweet…she lost her 7th tooth!
Put A Fork In Me, I’m Done
A story about drawing a water glass thirty years ago, and renewed friendship.
And I learned tonight to always save before I hit publish. Egad.
Spring break: http://deowriter.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/slice-of-life-story-challenge-29-of-31/
In under the wire. A powerful poem by the great Patrick Lane and some reflections on the poem that Trayvon (and fellow slicer girlgriot’s writing about Trayvon a couple of days ago) brought to my head.
Whoops! I’ve been posting so late recently, I got confused whether I had posted today or not. Turns out not. :)
A poem to honor my book clubs:
Grand Ole Army of the 6th Graders. A quick slice on fun with Nerf darts.
better late than never… Christian book review tonight for an online book I am reading. Secretly, I wonder if anyone else here is reading it… ya know… the whole “small world” thing?!?! :)
Where were you two years ago???
grasping at straws for a blog idea tonight :-D
Words to keep, Words to abandon
The value in the jewelry is the friendship it represents.
HAPPY MILESTONE BIRTHDAY TO Theresa at
Better luck next year.
Limerick – I Want My Wooden Shoe Off!
Channeling John Denver
Have you read Lauren Oliver’s Delirium and Pandemonium? So good! http://ourcampreadalot.blogspot.com/2012/03/delirium-slice-of-life-29.html
Top 10 Writing
Cheering for a team of one or many… thinking about the importance of a team.
a glimpse of my notebook
Introducing a special spot to K students.
my mind is blank tonight
Slice 29 of 31: Nearing the end! My brain has been on spring break this entire week. So excited. Tonight, I’ve listed some movies I’d like to see as I kick back and relax :)
I have learned a lot from reading my kindergarten students’ slices this month…
A student A Teacher
Since we are near the end – I decide to try a poem. I write poems for myself but never for the public eye. ( except for one set of poems put into a hand made book a few years ago) This one needs more work I think but it seemed to fit my theme of students and learning this month.
Here goes – first poem to the public
A slice inspired by Anastasia Krupnik by Lois Lowry
How many cars do you have?
My day in numbers
I might map
Book Loving Nieces
Relaxing in Florida
A long week
In a nutshell again!
A good day
My back story
Useless Facts about shoes
Only one more school day until Spring Break!
Spring break starts tomorrow… with a trip HOME.
A writing lesson for tomorrow turns brings introspection and a slightly cleaner house.
Trips down memory lane
The End of the Story
A quick post, daughter and husband are in town & we’re off to see Hunger games!
Learn something new every day.
Some reflections on this challenge (though not as cool as Amy Rudd’s reflections a la Margaret Wise Brown)…
my life in music
Who knew a brownie could feel so dirty and shameful?
Possibilities and Realities
Being an aunt…
#Wonderchat (I feel like this is kind of cheating, but I did blog today.)
An Afternoon of Story: http://www.raisingreadersandwriters.com/?p=1466
Some days are like this….even in Australia!
Keeping it real
Firefly – Just one more of my obsessions. :D
Wow- posting from my phone to get this in!
The last memory “snapshot” of my student, A:
Why am I at school????
I got this…”what’s the alternative?”
SOLC 29 of 31: Goals
We sang our favorite song… At a concert with my parents :).
29 down… do you do book talks to motivate your students to read??
A late slice from yesterday:
I let myself watch it again…
Stay tuned for today’s slice!
My reason for my slice about counting my many blessings yesterday…
A Student Made Me Cry Today.
Slice #29: The Days of Not Enough
Kindergarten nonfiction writing – awesome!
Hope for tomorrow….
Half A Billion Dollars!
I guess I am not meant to understand everything, especially when it comes to technology.
Remembering, before I crawl into bed, to post what I wrote as we left for the airport this morning.
Oops–can’t believe I forgot to link
Day 29–hard to believe the month is almost over. Today’s post: High School. Where the love of reading goes to die.
I hate going down this far to post…because I see all sorts of posts I want to read on the way as I scroll past them…afraid that I will forget to go back and read them…as I sit here in the rubble…ooh, I should have called this rubble to rubles or rubble to rubies. That would have been cute. But I didn’t.
A Boilermaker victory at Model…
New York . . .
on my soapbox…again…about talking in the classroom
A slice from my core-Faith in Jesus
Students can say the most random things…
So hard to believe we are at day 29!
Today I am sharing the books that were in my book spine poem yesterday…
The end of third quarter and third grade slicers: http://3rdgradeslicers.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/solsc-march-29-2012/
I had another entry written and then I read luckygurl’s poem – this entry may have begun with her post but it didn’t come just from her writing – but from all of you.
Please read: about writing SUCCESS STORIES from teachers (one is an amazing story about writing across the curriculum and the difference it made in students’ content learning)!
Speaking in Code – a conversation I had with my brother about what he does as a computer engineer
A Book and A Signature…a wonderful memory for me
Forgot the link , OOPs! http://lcinmo.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/phone-call/
Wish I could do something to help my son (winning the lottery would be nice) :-)
Gifts for Mom
Just 2 days until Break!
Happy Birthday, Michelle
Don’t you wish you had thought of this?
This slice of life is a very personal one. It is about something that affects me and thousands of other people (mainly women) every day.
This post is about something that can change young women’s lives forever.
The grad school countdown begins: http://readwriteandreflect.blogspot.com/2012/03/slice-29-graduate-school.html
Writing “Where I’m From” poems: http://reflectionsontheteche.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/where-im-from/
When life gives you lemons…
The swimsuit issue…
I typically write at night and then reread over breakfast before posting. Last night I was tired and uninspired. Suprisingly this morning I had something more interesting to say!
My TBA + Ds
Today is the last day of our co-op for the school year. http://jessicawhitmore.com/blog/2012/03/last-day-of-co-op/
Shhhh. I’ve been doing a little secret poetry project in the hallways …. Don’t tell anyone ….
Well, hopefully the blog frustration is over. My husband decided to switch me over to Blogger… (thanks to all of you who stuck with me through the pain) I’ll be slowly moving my old posts here over the next few days, if you want to visit any that you missed because the blog was being fruity.
Today’s post is about my “one little word” for the year..
My weekly gratitude list. :)
In my grad school class tonight, students will be crawling around the floor and I will be thinking of my sister-in-law.
We are different and yet similar.
Standardised Testing presents a test for teachers to remain true to what they know about effective pedagogy and not succumb to teaching to a recipe…
Biggest Loser – not what you’re thinking…
another slice of poetry:
Sitting still silently http://teachtoinspire.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/sitting-still-silently/
I tried, but I couldn’t do it . . . yet. I am not giving up completely, though.
Finding strength in words of wisdom, and a little moment of JOY! http://teacherdance.blogspot.com/2012/03/always-looking-and-always-finding-those.html
My kids were in a sub! Not really, but they sure know how to pretend!
My thoughts after facing my fears and rereading a book that I loved in childhood. http://www.shewritesbecause.blogspot.com/2012/03/memories-of-marshmallows.html
I have failed to meet expectations. I did not meet the SOLS challenge. At 12:20 PM in the wee hours of the morning, I wrote my post for Wednesday. Yes, I was 20 minutes late. My slice didn’t make it in.
Here is Wednesday’s too late post about writing in the midst of chaos and frustration and business: http://meanderingmaya.blogspot.com/2012/03/still-i-write.html
Here is Thursday’s post venting my frustration about not meeting the SOLS deadline and feeling like a failure, as one more thing adds stress to my week taking me closer to going over the edge:
This, too, shall pass. I think I can. I think I can. I think I can. If that little blue engine could do it, so can I. Now I must sleep.
This is a slice about frustration. “Tell Them to Bring Their Tools”
A post about slicing!
The Important Slice about the Slice of Life Challenge!
Dedicated to all of my fellow slicers out there!
Things change as children grow up.
Taking a moment to watch the weather.
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