Friday, November 30, 2012

Hayley's Book

One of my future students, Hayley wrote a book. Here is a video of her reading the book. Please watch the video and help her make her goal of 2,000 views. She would also like you to leave a comment. Thanks!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

This Made My Day

Here is Brayden and Mohamed reading together today during Reading Day. This was a spontaneous thing, they just sat down and started reading a book together. Good things happen when you give students opportunities and time.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

WOOT! Blogging

We finally started our blog this year! We are using my favorite student blogging platform KidBlog for our writing activities this year. We would love for you to drop by and read what we are writing. All you have to do is click here:

When you leave a comment, it won't show up immediately until I approve it. So don't worry about it being lost. We would love to hear from you!

Sunday, November 04, 2012

Please Help Fund Our Ukulele Club

I just received the news that my project has been accepted by Donors Choose. If it is funded it will allow me to start a small after school ukulele club for some of my students. I am hoping to start the new year with this new learning opportunity. That is where you come in.

I am asking you to support this small endeavor by donating some money. Simply go to this link:

and give a couple dollars. I also received word that if you use the code:


when you donate, the organization will match the donation (how about that!) for up to $100 dollars a donation. Thank you.

Friday, November 02, 2012

Drop Everything and....

Today we spent some of our time doing different activities. We used the Drop Everything and ______ to start the activities. Among these activities were write, draw, tell a story, listen, sing, dance, paint, and write a thank you note.