Category Archives: organizing

A Teacher’s Summer Vacation

What do teachers do over summer vacation?  I can really only speak for myself, but I find that I am thinking of school.  All.  The.  Time.  No matter what I’m doing, it’s always there running around in the back of my mind.  Last year I transitioned back into the classroom after five years of teaching reading …

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Fifteen Down…

After three grueling weeks of school, we are enjoying our first break.  Our county fair is the week of Labor Day and with so many students participating in 4-H, FFA, and other fair activities, local schools have had this week off for as long as I can remember.  It’s actually a great week to go …

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Monday Washing, Tuesday Ironing…

Monday, washing; Tuesday, ironing; Wednesday, mending; Thursday, churning; Friday, cleaning; Saturday, baking.  Anyone who’s read  the Little House on the Prairie books is probably familiar with Ma’s chore list.  I’m thinking there’s something to this, a day for each task.  Although I’ll have to pick a different day for churning; S has gymnastics on Thursday.  😉  …

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