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    Learning objectives posted for my classes with my art cubbies. Clip them to the front and then store them on the inside! 
How do post your learning objectives or standards in your classroom?

    Learning objectives posted for my classes with my art cubbies. Clip them to the front and then store them on the inside!
    How do post your learning objectives or standards in your classroom?

    0 1 7 minutes ago
    The yearlong question for my American History class is: How close has the US come to making its ideals/values a reality?
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This @facinghistory lesson was the perfect way to introduce my question and get students thinking about history. My colleague actually found this and shared it with me! Students use the documents in the time capsule to figure out what story is being told about the US. I had the students connect the documents and themes to the Core Democratic Values. I also asked the students what they’d put into a time capsule and what other countries would put into a time capsule about America. It made for great discussion. Thanks for the resources @facinghistory ! • 
#iteachhistory #iteachhighschool #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers #facinghistory #facinghistoryandourselves #historicalthinking

    The yearlong question for my American History class is: How close has the US come to making its ideals/values a reality?

    This @facinghistory lesson was the perfect way to introduce my question and get students thinking about history. My colleague actually found this and shared it with me! Students use the documents in the time capsule to figure out what story is being told about the US. I had the students connect the documents and themes to the Core Democratic Values. I also asked the students what they’d put into a time capsule and what other countries would put into a time capsule about America. It made for great discussion. Thanks for the resources @facinghistory ! •
    #iteachhistory #iteachhighschool #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers #facinghistory #facinghistoryandourselves #historicalthinking

    2 0 15 minutes ago
    Featuring @support_a_teach on this Feature Teacher Friday. “I initially got into teaching after writing a research paper on science education in elementary schools and I was appalled at the lack of attention the subject got due to high stakes testing. So, I entered to change that and to teach science with rigor, passion, and love. 
My biggest challenge as a teacher is the inability to escape high-stakes testing that take away from the authenticity of learning and creates anxiety in my students. It breaks my heart for my students.” I couldn’t agree more. Every time I give a state or district test, I feel terrible. You can feel the anxiety and stress in the classroom.

    Featuring @support_a_teach on this Feature Teacher Friday. “I initially got into teaching after writing a research paper on science education in elementary schools and I was appalled at the lack of attention the subject got due to high stakes testing. So, I entered to change that and to teach science with rigor, passion, and love.
    My biggest challenge as a teacher is the inability to escape high-stakes testing that take away from the authenticity of learning and creates anxiety in my students. It breaks my heart for my students.” I couldn’t agree more. Every time I give a state or district test, I feel terrible. You can feel the anxiety and stress in the classroom.

    11 7 17 minutes ago
    It’s Friday again 🎉 I’ve got loads of computer work to get done today since school starts on Tuesday.  Thankfully, my online class starts after Labor Day, so baseball will be all wrapped up for us before the year begins. 
I’ve seen a sweater tank referred to as an odd type of clothing (and it kind of is!) but I love it like I love sweaters with shorts ❤️
#arrayyourself #megastyleaugust #jkstyleaugust #ladyofficestyle

    It’s Friday again 🎉 I’ve got loads of computer work to get done today since school starts on Tuesday. Thankfully, my online class starts after Labor Day, so baseball will be all wrapped up for us before the year begins.
    I’ve seen a sweater tank referred to as an odd type of clothing (and it kind of is!) but I love it like I love sweaters with shorts ❤️
    #arrayyourself #megastyleaugust #jkstyleaugust #ladyofficestyle

    11 3 18 minutes ago
    As promised, here is my mindfulness/quiet area in my classroom. I'm so in love with it. All that's left to do is add some fairy lights to the paper lantern and possibly the top of the curtains. 
In my baskets I have included a singing bowl for focus and concentration, a 1 minute timer, colouring pencils and mandalas, weighted lavender eye pillows, emotions cards,  a hoberman sphere (breathing ball) and my @maxmindpower Bears (one is the breathe only bear and the other plays guided relaxations). There is also a basket of PSHE themed books which I will rotate. 
I will also be adding an MP3 player with calming music and headphones. 💕

The area will NOT be used as a continuous provision/play based area but will be purpose use for when children need/want to relax and calm. I will set clear expectations and 'boundaries' for the area so that all children can enjoy and benefit from the area safely.  I'm considering displaying some 'rules' (for want of a better word) for the area, to help children remember and practice calm and quiet in it 🦋🥰

    As promised, here is my mindfulness/quiet area in my classroom. I'm so in love with it. All that's left to do is add some fairy lights to the paper lantern and possibly the top of the curtains.
    In my baskets I have included a singing bowl for focus and concentration, a 1 minute timer, colouring pencils and mandalas, weighted lavender eye pillows, emotions cards, a hoberman sphere (breathing ball) and my @maxmindpower Bears (one is the breathe only bear and the other plays guided relaxations). There is also a basket of PSHE themed books which I will rotate.
    I will also be adding an MP3 player with calming music and headphones. 💕

    The area will NOT be used as a continuous provision/play based area but will be purpose use for when children need/want to relax and calm. I will set clear expectations and 'boundaries' for the area so that all children can enjoy and benefit from the area safely. I'm considering displaying some 'rules' (for want of a better word) for the area, to help children remember and practice calm and quiet in it 🦋🥰

    3 1 18 minutes ago
    A @NWEA Growth Award + @kipp_okc = two peas in a pod! Way to go!

    A @NWEA Growth Award + @kipp_okc = two peas in a pod! Way to go!

    2 1 18 minutes ago
    Have you ever had an ⚡️EXPECTATION HANGOVER⚡️ when it comes to your relationships? ⁣
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Even if you’re not familiar with that term, I’d be willing to bet that you’ve experienced this before. ⁣
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If the people in your life aren’t living up to your expectations and you’re finding that you’re getting annoyed or irritated with them, that’s your first sign. ⁣
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I want to flip this for you though...instead of getting cranky with others when they don’t act the way you’d like them to, what if you take a step back and really think about the expectations you’re placing on them?⁣
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This may sound crazy, but we tend to expect people to be just like US. To act the way we would, to say what we’d say, to do what we’d do. That doesn’t make you selfish - it’s just reality! ⁣
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The important thing is that you REALIZE THIS before you get annoyed with someone for not living up to your unrealistic expectations of them. ⁣
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A little while ago, my husband @chadlock04 put this into perspective for me. I was really struggling with a relationship with someone in my life, and he finally said: “Jenna, I know this is hard, but you need to just let go of every expectation you have for this person. Then, when they come through, they’ll surprise you and you’ll be excited!” ⁣
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That was exactly what I needed to hear at that moment in time, and it allowed me to focus on the positives instead of what was driving me crazy! 🤪⁣
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In today’s podcast episode, @laurenmayer_fitness and I go into all the details on expectation hangovers and how you can improve your relationships...and, we talk about when it’s time to distance yourself and walk away. ❤️⁣
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If this topic interests you, click the link in my bio to listen! 😘 I’d love to hear your opinions on this too! ⁣
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#expectationvsreality #expectations #podcast #podcastlife #expectationhangover #giveyourselfgrace #anxietywarrior #fridayvibes

    Have you ever had an ⚡️EXPECTATION HANGOVER⚡️ when it comes to your relationships? ⁣

    Even if you’re not familiar with that term, I’d be willing to bet that you’ve experienced this before. ⁣

    If the people in your life aren’t living up to your expectations and you’re finding that you’re getting annoyed or irritated with them, that’s your first sign. ⁣

    I want to flip this for you though...instead of getting cranky with others when they don’t act the way you’d like them to, what if you take a step back and really think about the expectations you’re placing on them?⁣

    This may sound crazy, but we tend to expect people to be just like US. To act the way we would, to say what we’d say, to do what we’d do. That doesn’t make you selfish - it’s just reality! ⁣

    The important thing is that you REALIZE THIS before you get annoyed with someone for not living up to your unrealistic expectations of them. ⁣

    A little while ago, my husband @chadlock04 put this into perspective for me. I was really struggling with a relationship with someone in my life, and he finally said: “Jenna, I know this is hard, but you need to just let go of every expectation you have for this person. Then, when they come through, they’ll surprise you and you’ll be excited!” ⁣

    That was exactly what I needed to hear at that moment in time, and it allowed me to focus on the positives instead of what was driving me crazy! 🤪⁣

    In today’s podcast episode, @laurenmayer_fitness and I go into all the details on expectation hangovers and how you can improve your relationships...and, we talk about when it’s time to distance yourself and walk away. ❤️⁣

    If this topic interests you, click the link in my bio to listen! 😘 I’d love to hear your opinions on this too! ⁣

    #expectationvsreality #expectations #podcast #podcastlife #expectationhangover #giveyourselfgrace #anxietywarrior #fridayvibes

    8 2 19 minutes ago
    What an awesome way to engage readers and guide them towards new books based on their interests! It’s genius! 😀💡👏@alyssamtaft uses this idea as a local public librarian in my area! This would be perfect for a school or classroom library! What do you think of this idea?

    What an awesome way to engage readers and guide them towards new books based on their interests! It’s genius! 😀💡👏@alyssamtaft uses this idea as a local public librarian in my area! This would be perfect for a school or classroom library! What do you think of this idea?

    58 7 20 minutes ago
    TGIF! Kids are needing lots of brain breaks right now. What are some other ideas? Besides Go Noodle. Kids loved engineering and I loved listening to the conversations!❤️

    TGIF! Kids are needing lots of brain breaks right now. What are some other ideas? Besides Go Noodle. Kids loved engineering and I loved listening to the conversations!❤️

    4 1 24 minutes ago

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    Tupac and Biggie are getting so much love this year! 😍 The kids are obsessed with them, and it makes me so happy. 🥰 On the other hand...one of my students called me old and thought my hair was naturally this color, and one of my other students said, “I’m gonna need you to change your Instagram because it’s too cringy for me.” 🙄🤦🏼‍♀️ I’m still getting roasted this year if y’all are wondering!! 🤣 But in all seriousness, I love my group of kids this year. ☺️

    Tupac and Biggie are getting so much love this year! 😍 The kids are obsessed with them, and it makes me so happy. 🥰 On the other hand...one of my students called me old and thought my hair was naturally this color, and one of my other students said, “I’m gonna need you to change your Instagram because it’s too cringy for me.” 🙄🤦🏼‍♀️ I’m still getting roasted this year if y’all are wondering!! 🤣 But in all seriousness, I love my group of kids this year. ☺️

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    "So excited for this RELATIONSHIP BUILDER!⁣ I got this freebie from @grade3inaz, and it’s a sign up sheet for students to let me know when they have events that they want to me to *try* to attend!" - @theartoffunology

    5,276 148 22 August, 2019
    Tonight I met 13 of my 17 first grade babies!! And it has made me even more pumped for this new year!!!😍
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Every year at Meet the Teacher I’m a nervous wreck. But this year was different. I felt confident talking to parents and that hasn’t always been the case! I’m taking that as a good sign for this year.💕🤞🏼

    Tonight I met 13 of my 17 first grade babies!! And it has made me even more pumped for this new year!!!😍

    Every year at Meet the Teacher I’m a nervous wreck. But this year was different. I felt confident talking to parents and that hasn’t always been the case! I’m taking that as a good sign for this year.💕🤞🏼

    1,581 31 14 hours ago
    Year 9, here we go!⁣
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Today was a great first day of school! My class is so fun and sweet and silly. I can’t wait to get to know them better. The hugs from former students also made it so great!⁣
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Here are some things I had forgotten about the first day of kindergarten:⁣
• The attention span is shoooort!⁣
• The need for movement is big!⁣
• Transitions have to be explicitly modeled first!⁣
• When one has to go potty, so do 10 more!⁣
• They rely on you for everything!⁣
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But the best one, kindergartners on the first day are SO EXCITED! Little things like getting out books or coloring were so exciting for them. I smiled so many times today just watching them. If you haven’t gone back, I hope you have a great first day, too! ☺️☺️☺️

    Year 9, here we go!⁣

    Today was a great first day of school! My class is so fun and sweet and silly. I can’t wait to get to know them better. The hugs from former students also made it so great!⁣

    Here are some things I had forgotten about the first day of kindergarten:⁣
    • The attention span is shoooort!⁣
    • The need for movement is big!⁣
    • Transitions have to be explicitly modeled first!⁣
    • When one has to go potty, so do 10 more!⁣
    • They rely on you for everything!⁣

    But the best one, kindergartners on the first day are SO EXCITED! Little things like getting out books or coloring were so exciting for them. I smiled so many times today just watching them. If you haven’t gone back, I hope you have a great first day, too! ☺️☺️☺️

    744 56 17 hours ago