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Lessons from summer

Posted by Amateur Teacher on Thursday, August 2, 2012, In : beginning of school 
According to the calendar there are still several days of summer. However, as a teacher, my summer has come to a close. Yesterday found me in my classroom, hands on hips, scanning the space with excitement. Every year I change things, rearrange, and try out new ideas. After six years, I'm finally getting to the point where I know what I'm doing and when I'm doing it. I admire one of my teammates who, it seems, at the snap of her fingers can have her room exactly like she wants it. HOW!? I ask...
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Beginning of school fun!

Posted by Amateur Teacher on Thursday, July 19, 2012, In : beginning of school 
It's that time of summer when I begin to feel crazily excited about the beginning of school. I am much more excited as a teacher than I ever was as a student! I have my little list of names and can't help but love them even if I don't know who they are. What I do know is they are coming to my classroom for a reason. Each and everyone of them were put there for a purpose and I can't wait to start getting to know them! EEEEE!! MY BABIES!! Can you tell I love teaching? 

So, to get ready for schoo...
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About Me

Amateur Extraordinaire I was born to a farmer and a farmer's daughter. I, however, was just a tiny little thing when my parents had to move from their farm. All my life I heard stories of "the farm" and the life they had there. From a young age, I knew I would have my own one day. While it is far from the farm my daddy had, my Mister and I bought our first place in August of 2011. Sitting on six acres is a homestead we're making into our own slice of heaven on earth. Follow along as we stake our claim on this piece of earth the LORD has entrusted to us.
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