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My First “Memoir Mondays” Memory Post

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We were patiently waiting at Logan Airport for the gate agent to call us up for check-in. Alexa hadn’t arrived from DC yet. I was flanked by my parents who were about to… Continue reading

The Round-Up

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Poetry Friday Round-Up Here’s the Round-Up for the 16th of May: 15 Words or Less Laura Salas Book Reviews were popular this week! Here are others who reviewed poetry books or excerpted poetry… Continue reading

SOLSC: Crying in Front of My Class

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My copy of Number the Stars Originally uploaded by teachergal I cried in front of my class today. And no, they didn’t torture me or each other to the point of tears. (Remember,… Continue reading

We’re Doing Poetry at the Zoo

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at the zoo Originally uploaded by teachergal I just booked a field trip to take my class (and Kate’s) to the Zoo next month. I’m so excited since they’ll be observing the animals… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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It’s springtime… ah! FINALLY!!! Yesterday we were blessed with a lovely 72-degree day. I rode home from work with my windows open and it was marvelous! That being said, here’s the poem I’m… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Jacob’s Pillow HERE I COME!

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We stayed up late last night to watch the final game between Kansas and Memphis. Only two points separated Marc and I from one another in our little bracket contest. I was behind… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day #28

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Right after work I picked up all of the letters I created for my students so they could all take-home a piece of pottery when we have the next (ticket-bidding) Pottery Auction. I… Continue reading

A Retrospective of Posts

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I was on Bethany’s Blog this morning and came across a meme. Since I woke up around 4:00 a.m. this morning (couldn’t sleep), I decided to give it a whirl. So, here I… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day #24

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Stacey and “Ebubbey” in 2002 Originally uploaded by teachergal When I woke up this morning, I got out of bed as usual. I went into our study, flicked on the light above my… Continue reading

first grade poetry.

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I’ve been working alongside Colette Berg & Melissa Possell in their first grade rooms. We’ve been having students do a lot of collaboration as they make their first foray into poetry. Last week… Continue reading

Slice of Life

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Welcome to the SLICE OF LIFE Information Page. If I dismiss the ordinary — waiting for the special, the extreme, the extraordinary to happen — I may just miss my life. –Dani Shapiro… Continue reading

This time, it’s great to be on the B-List!

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Ruth and I are flattered that over 100 people have linked to Two Writing Teachers, since we started blogging here a little over six months ago. We just found out yesterday that we’re… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Something New

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 Yesterday I checked in on a blog that is becoming a favorite — Cool People I Know.  Little Purple Cow (aka Stephanie) had posted a poem in a form called etheree.  (It’s a focus… Continue reading

WN ENTRY: Traditions

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There is a wedding tradition that involves lifting the bride and groom above the crowd at a wedding celebration. Further, as in Orthodox Custom, they´re not supposed to touch. This photo represents that… Continue reading

Jump into the new year… seriously

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HipWriterMama wrote a very inspiring post last year, which she reposted yesterday. Click here to read it. The line that resonated with me the most was: Take yourself seriously. Treat your dream seriously.… Continue reading

Poetry Friday Roundup

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Here we go folks! Shelf Elf: A wonderful little haiku and a book recommendation to boot! Jama Rattigan: Links us to a poem authored by Gregory Djanikian who is the Head of the… Continue reading

TGIPF — I Am…

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I found some “I Am…” Poems that my two of my students wrote during my second year of teaching (within our Poetry Unit of Study) on my computer this morning when I was… Continue reading

Stand up for something… don’t just deal with it!

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My father and I were talking on the phone the other night… He suggested that I spearhead an effort, with my former students, that would lead to a sequel to DEAL WITH IT!… Continue reading

Sketching the exterior of your school

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My students finished the NECAP Reading Test today. The sun also came out too. (I was on the verge of building an arc since there had been a lot of gray skies this… Continue reading

Poetry Friday Round Up

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So here it goes — The Brave who share their own words (or their students’) Elaine Magliaro at Wild Rose Reader John Mutford at The Book Mine Set inspired by bpNichol. MsMac at… Continue reading