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ac·com·plish·ment/əˈkämpliSHmənt/ Noun: Something that has been achieved successfully. The successful achievement of a task. The gritty grind of his training wheels offered me comfort as I listened for his scratchy scraping coming around the far corner of the loop he was allowed to ride. Then, the slow rise of those wheels and ever-lengthening stretches of […]
Today students will begin an “I Am” poem as a way to connect to each other through writing and share a little about themselves. Below is my example. “I Am” I am creative and curious I wonder about what lies ahead I hear the whispers of the weeping willows I see secret kingdoms I want […]
I’m always looking for engaging activities to convey a specific meaning to my students. I’ve quickly learned that the way to most kids’ hearts (and heads) is through their stomachs! Food makes any lesson more engaging it seems! 🙂 When I came across this video on the importance of delayed gratification, it got me thinking […]
Wasn’t it just yesterday that we were bidding farewell to a year that flew by and preparing for a summer full of adventure? It sure seems that way to me! And yet, here we are once again, preparing for the start of another brand new school year! I know I’ve said it before, but I’ll […]