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Welcome! I hope to use this blog to share some of the amazing things my class and school does to make learning fun! I have been teaching for 15 years already! I started teaching 3rd grade in a Parochial School, then I was hired to teach 1st grade for three years, was moved to 5th grade for 2 years, and then came back to 1st grade in the district where I attended school. I love that I'm able to give back the the school district that guided me to become the teacher I am today! I have a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, certified 1-8; a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction; and my Administrator License Pre-K-12.

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Melody Monday...and a few other things!

Well! First up...Melody Monday! It's that time during the year that I'm in the mood for a little warmth and sunshine...a beach would be great too! kiddos are loving Ziggy Marley's album, Family Time (yep...Bob Marley's son!).

It's just so cool! Check it out!

I woke up this morning to a comment left by Miss S over at Just Teaching Kindergarten! She awarded me with Teaching Blog Addict's Top Ten Award! So, thanks a bunch Miss S! If you haven't checked her out you totally need to do so!
I'm supposed to pass my new award onto 10 new bloggers which I will...but it's going to take me a little bit of time to find 10 bloggers who haven't received it yet. I'm a little distracted tonight...

There was a shooting at a high school less than 2 hours away from me this morning at Chardon High School. The shooter was caught but there were several students injured and as of tonight, two have passed. It's just a little too close to home and it's not setting well with me. As a teacher, I worry if my district is truly safe and ready to react if something as horrible as this would happen. I think we are but I guess one never knows until a tragedy occurs. As a future principal...well, I'm not sure I would ever be prepared for something like this. I just can't even imagine...prayers to Chardon School District and the students and families of Chardon, Ohio.


  1. Jenn,
    That is just horrible... sends chills up my spine!
    I am so sorry to hear about the violence near you and I am sending prayers. You never think something like that will happen... until it does.
    Hang in there.
    Congrats on the award. you deserve it. I Love the blog.. what can I say!

    Miss S

    Just Teaching...Kindergarten