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Back to School Sale!

We love back to school time here in secondary! Join us to celebrate with the TpT Sale, August 3rd – 4th and get those lessons you need for up to 28% off! Check out the top secondary teachers below for some great deals on top lesssons!



A Space to Create

The Classroom Sparrow

Room 213

Darlene Anne’s ELA Buffet

Danielle Knight (Study All Knight)

Michele Luck’s Social Studies

Teaching FSL

Juggling ELA

Making It Teacher

James Whitaker’s SophistThoughts

Created by MrHughes

Leah Cleary

Addie Williams

MissMathDork

The Creative Classroom

Mrs. Brosseau’s Binder

Pamela Kranz

Getting Nerdy with Mel and Gerdy

ELA Everyday

The Creative Classroom

Kesler Science

Live Love Math

To the Square Inch- Kate Bing Coners

The Classroom Sparrow

Liz’s Lessons

For the Love of Teaching Math

ELA Everyday

Chopsticks to Mason Jars

Connie

Charlene Tess

Super Secondary LOVES Teachers

Hi wonderful teachers! Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! What does your school do to celebrate? Our Student Organization (which I run!) has the students of the school write notes of appreciation to their favorite teachers and our PTA makes an AMAZING luncheon. We are so lucky to feel so much love 🙂  I keep telling my kids that the best way to show their teacher that they appreciate them is to DO YOUR HOMEWORK 🙂

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, Teachers Pay Teachers is having an amazing “up to 28% off” sale! This Tuesday and Wednesday, many sellers have discounted their entire stores 20%. TPT is offering an additional 10% off with code THANKYOU

Check out these AMAZING Secondary teachers whose stores will be on sale starting tomorrow!

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The Classroom Sparrow

Room 213

Darlene Anne’s ELA Buffet

Danielle Knight (Study All Knight)

Michele Luck’s Social Studies

Teaching FSL

Juggling ELA

The SuperHERO Teacher

James Whitaker’s SophistThoughts

Created by MrHughes

Lessons With Coffee

Leah Cleary

Addie Williams

Linda Jennifer

MissMathDork

Kristin Lee

Lindsay Perro

All Things Algebra

Mrs. Brosseau’s Binder

Tracee Orman

4mulafun

Teaching High School Math

Pamela Kranz

FisherReyna Education

Getting Nerdy with Mel and Gerdy

Lovin Lit

ELA Everyday

Teaching Math by Hart

The Creative Classroom

For the Love of Teaching Math

Kesler Science

Live Love Math

To the Square Inch- Kate Bing Coners

A Space to Create

Science and Math with Mrs Lau

Brain Waves Instruction

Literary Sherri

Created for Learning

2 Peas and a Dog

Making Meaning with Melissa

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TpT Sale!

Hello???! Anyone still out there?! I thought what better reason to resurrect my little blog than to let you guys know about an unbelievable Teachers Pay Teachers sale that will take place all day tomorrow! My entire store will be 28% off with promo code HEROES.  Be sure to check out the tons of new products I have added. tptsa_eCheck out these amazing SECONDARY sales that will be up to 28% off TOMORROW. Just use code: HEROES

Danielle Knight (Study All Knight) 
The Classroom Sparrow
 
Michele Luck’s Social Studies 
Getting Nerdy with Mel and Gerdy
Mad Science Lessons 
Juggling ELA
 
Krystal Mills – Lessons From The Middle 
Teaching High School Math 
To the square inch- Kate Bing Coners 
Charlene Tess 
Pamela Kranz
The Creative Classroom
Kristin Lee
Mrs. Brosseau’s Binder 
James Whitaker’s SophistThoughts

Darlene Anne
ELA Everyday
Lessons With Coffee
Teaching FSL
Room 213
MissMathDork
Lindsay Perro 
Liz’s Lessons 
21st Century Math Projects
The SuperHERO Teacher
Science Stuff 
Kate’s Classroom Cafe 
A Space to Create
Addie Williams 
Created by MrHughes
Leah Cleary
Secondary Solutions
All Things Algebra
 
Tracee Orman
 
4mulaFun
 
Live Love Math

Ruth S.

2 Peas and a Dog
FisherReyna Education
Rachel Friedrich
Linda Jennifer
For the Love of Teaching Math
The Career Ready Teacher 
Connie

Signature Kate

WAIT WHAT?! WHO AM I??? Five for Friday

Ohhh, hello like 7 months later 🙂 No good excuses except school was crazy + I had a group of 6th graders who were more interested in finding me on social media than paying attention in math class! Hahaha jk. They were fabulous students, but not joking about the social media part. This summer has been crazy interesting…school ended on a Thursday, we started moving into our condo ON THE BEACH on Sunday, Monday afternoon D went to the doctor and found out the “muscle strain” in his abs was actually a RUPTURED APPENDIX, followed by emergency surgery that night, 4 days in the hospital, and….we had to leave for the TPT conference in Vegas a few days after he got home! Luckily, he’s a trooper (he did have a ruptured appendix for SEVEN DAYS and barely thought anything of it) and we went to Vegas, had an unbelievable time meeting everyone at the conference and then we spent another week plus touring EIGHT different National Parks!

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So to jump back into the swing of blogging, I decided to join in on Five for Fridayfiveforfriday2_thumb[3]_thumb[2]

 

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The last park we visited this week was the GRAND CANYON! It was seriously beautiful and amazing! What a great way to spend then end of our trip! Screen Shot 2014-07-25 at 12.14.09 PM

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While on our trip, we also celebrated our one year wedding anniversary! What a fabulous year it has been with this amazing guy! Screen Shot 2014-07-25 at 12.16.24 PMDivider 3_thumb[3]

I posted this question on my teacher instagram (follow me and say hi!) and was amazed by the responses I got! Screen Shot 2014-07-25 at 12.17.30 PM

So….what about you???! I am having such a difficult time figuring this out. Last year I bought tons of tape a dispensers and spent well over $200 on tape…there has to be a better way, right? I already stocked up on tons of Elmer glue sticks at Target this week, but I am interested to know what you use! Does anyone use liquid glue and have any tips for making it work?!

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I’ve been working on things for next year like crazy! Lots of time on my laptop this past week while driving from park to park! I am so excited for the new things I will be doing in my classroom. Check out some of my new products for the beginning of the year:

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Exit Slips for any Subject

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Math Spiral Reviews for August and September

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Back to School Math Centers for 5th and 6th Grade

Divider 5_thumb[3]No picture for this one, yet! As I mentioned in the beginning, we moved into a condo on the BEACH (I also teach at the BEACH). We are having a great time unpacking, setting up and decorating. I can’t wait to share pictures of the finished product!

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Goodbye, 2013, HELLO 2014!

Can I ever start a post without apologizing for taking like 5 months off from blogging? Nope. Impossible. I suck at this whole blogging thing! That being said, I hope everyone had an unbelievable holiday and a great 2013! Just wanted to stop by quick to let you know about a freebie I posted….really I posted it last year, but I updated it for 2014.

Math Goals for 2014

Math Goals for 2014

I am planning on giving this to the students to work on the day we get back from break. We have conferences the Thursday we get back and I would love to have these up for the parents to see!

Also, just as a little thank you for the support over the year, I am having a 15% off sale in my TpT store today and tomorrow!

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Have a safe and happy New Years Ever!

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Scenes from 111

How do teachers teach AND blog? I really don’t understand 🙂 This year has been wonderful + challenging all at the same time. I’m teaching 2 inclusion classes and I am absolutely loving it. We started out Interactive Math Notebooks and the students are really doing a great job with them! I’m exhausted already and it’s only Monday! This year is shaping up to be quite a year! All I can manage right now is a photo collage of random Instagram pictures of my classroom (made on Fotor!)

Blog collageEnjoy your week 🙂

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Wait…I’M MARRIED!

Sorry for the sporadic posting and my inability to focus on the 2013-2013 school year…exactly one week ago, I married the great love of my life!

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It was the most beautiful wedding (even if it was like 100 degrees). D and I are s thankful for our amazing friends and family who made this wedding possible!

We’re currently finishing up week one of our THREE week honeymoon (ahhh teachers are SO LAZY— what’s working all summer :)). Our first week was spend in  San Diego.

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The next two weeks include an epic road trip to the following places: Vegas, Joshua Tree, Death Valley, Yosemite, San Fran, Napa, Monterey, LA, San Luis Obispo, and Sonoma. I’m going to try and post some new things during this time (hahahahahahhahaha). Hope everyone is having a great summer!

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I’m BACKKKK…

How has it been this long?! I can’t believe that I haven’t posted in like 2 months. worst.blogger.ever.

I have a pretty good excuse– I promise…

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Yep…I’m getting married in ELEVEN days! The past threeish weeks of summer vacation (our last day was June 21st) have been a marathon of wedding planning plus the 2 inservice classes I am taking this week. I am beyond excited and just READY for it to be here. Luckily I have THE BEST mom in the world, who is single handily making my wedding amazing. I have been working on some school and TPT things, but mostly I have been working on fun crafts with my mom like…

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Personalized water bottles!

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Table number

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Place cards

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At least one million metallic votive holders

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Welcome bag tags

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Ceremony programs

I know a lot of you are going back to school in August so I posted my Math Attitude Survey as a fun freebie! Enjoy!

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Math Attitude Survey

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Teacher Appreciation Week!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Hopefully everyone’s kiddos + parents are treating them nicely 🙂 State testing + grading took over most of my life this month. I can’t believe it’s May already!!

Incase you haven’t heard, TpT is having an AMAZING sale tomorrow! Get 28% off at my store with coupon code TAD13 on May 7th and 8th!

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Find my store here

I can’t wait to purchase a bunch of super fun items! My cart is stocked with fun clip art and activities. Check out some of my new Bingo Games…my students are currently obsessed with all things Bingo and are totally loving these! We played the week of the state exam in the periods after 2 hours of testing. The fact that all of my classes were engaged in meaningful review AFTER taking parts of the test still amazing me!

Teachers Notebook is also having an awesome sale and giveaway!

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What are you planning on getting?!

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Happy St. Patty’s Day!

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Enjoy 20% off at my Teachers Pay Teachers store for today only 🙂

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