Well, last week I got an e-mail saying that they were going to use my story and that I won a year long subscription to TheDailyCafe-I've been glued to my computer screen watching all kinds of tips and how-to's!
I'm working on a Daily 5/CAFE literacy notebook with lots of printables for my students to use this year. You'll get a sneak peek soon....I'm working on a student version where students can record their reading goals, track their fluency, and record information about their reading growth. I'm also working on a teacher version that has space for anecdotal notes, student reading strengths/goals, and reading strategies/activities for guided reading or independent reading conferences.
Also next week I'll post lots of pics of my classroom. . .not too happy with the way it looks right now!
You're probably thinking...why would she leave her classroom looking like that?!? I was kicked out while working by a few slightly disgruntled custodians! It drives me crazy to know that right now that stuff is all over the place! I have my work cut out for me next week. The good news is that the reason it looks like this is because I cleaned out every drawer, cabinet, nook, and cranny!
I organized all of my books (the ones that I use in addition to the classroom library) and all of my professional books!
I also organized all of my puzzles, games, miscellaneous supplies, and my science stuff. It will all be worth it. . .I hope!