How’s That Lunch?

Okay, it’s confession time. I haven’t always chosen the best lunches. Brace yourself for the following information: I remember eating peanut butter cups and drinking a sugary soda for lunch more times than not in high school. As an adult, I’m quite a healthy eater—so much so that I want to grab my younger self…

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So Many Firsts!

I recently saw this video of a grandmother riding a roller coaster for the first time. (If it doesn’t brighten your day, then nothing will, and you might as well go back to bed.) That got me thinking of all the firsts you experience with your students—the first time a child understands one-to-one correspondence, the…

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HA!

It’s April Fools’ Day, so on this wacky day, I salute teachers who have a fabulous, if slightly crazy, sense of humor. Mr. Lowrey, my fifth-grade teacher, is a perfect example of the quote to the left. Now that man was funny! I don’t necessarily remember exactly what he said or did to make me…

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