Friday, September 6, 2013

Five for Friday {9/6}

How about a little Five for Friday? 
School started this week. Need I say more, I'm pooped, & I didn't even have any kids this week. I'm a resource teacher & I won't begin picking my kids up for Language Arts until Monday. Am I ready? Absolutely not! But I've been up at 5:30 every day this week, this is so not normal for me. My body & eyelids are screaming at me for getting up so early. 

My building is having a MAJOR technology FAIL! The computer lab is pretty much the only place that can print, but the internet is shaky, so make sure you have your flash drive. I still can't log onto my computer using my login info. I'm getting in on a temporary sign in right now. I don't have a phone or printer & my Smartboard needs to be hooked up. So all in all it makes lesson planning a little tough because I can't print in my room, but I'm making it work & it looks like we'll be kickin' it old school next week...no technology. 
I think I'm going to change my job title from "Teacher" to "Gumby." Is there any other profession that has to be as flexible as us?

Yesterday my supervisor handed me a summer reading project that one of my students completed during extended school year & that's when it clicked that I should probably read those books, so I can grade their projects.
So this weekend I'll be reading the following:
4th grade summer reading
 I've actually never read "Because of Winn-Dixie" or saw the movie.

And I already read this book, it took me about 20 minutes. My poor, low third graders, I'm sure struggled through this.
3rd grade summer reading 
Here are a few pics of my room. I've added some things since I took these last week, but I'll do an official room reveal after I get paid next week. I'm making a trip to Ikea, hopefully they still have those wonderful looking stools that I've seen all over blog land this summer. They will be perfect for my small table & I really want the polka dot rug. Fingers crossed they still have those things.
Straight in from the door

From behind my desk

From behind my small table

My Welcome banner


This past weekend was my cousin's bachelorette party. It was the whole weekend & I'll let the picture below show you what kind of time we had.

First, me with the bride-to-be on the way to Atlantic City.

Now here is her before & after shots. I love this pic so much. Best picture ever!!!!
Left: Before leaving the beach house
 Right: On the shuttle bus on the way back to the beach house, about 5 hours later
Amazing...I know! It was a lot fun & felt good to get away for the weekend!

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1 comment:

  1. I really enjoyed reading Winn Dixie - never saw the movie though!
    -Bex


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