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Posts Made By: atomicpoppy
Board: BusyBoard 02-21-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Skills

It depends on what they need help on - decoding? Comprehension? If it's comprehension, look into the skills that they are missing and choose readers on their level or even slightly below, and target...
Board: BusyBoard 02-21-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
"Being a Writer"

Anyone know anything about this program from the Developmental Studies Center? Our school is considering it as a part of our textbook adoption. We are a 3rd - 5th grade school. Any input is...
Board: The VENT 02-19-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Contracts

Yes, not all contracts are the same. Further, you'll find some districts are more strict to enforce contracts. I've worked in four districts. Three of them were very relaxed about teachers leaving...
Board: Violet Room 02-15-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Stop and "jot"

In my class, we do an activity called "stop and draw" to help students firm up their visualizing skills. I read aloud a passage WITHOUT showing them the pictures, and then have them "stop and draw" -...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 02-15-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
What I do

I'm a reading specialist in a 3-5 school. I have a Master's in Literacy and am certified by the state as a K-12 reading specialist, along with my "regular" English 6-12 certification (which is what I...
Board: BusyBoard 02-15-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Clarifying mini lessons

I am struggling hard to find engaging mini lessons for my 3rd and 4th graders who are all low readers (1-2 years below level, mostly). We have tried sticky note think marks, but they mostly mark...
Board: BusyBoard 02-15-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Daily 5

We actually use Daily 5 in almost every classroom (not every teacher is sold quite yet), so we are definitely looking for something that will go well with that.
Board: BusyBoard 02-15-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Another Reading Street Q

We are looking at a few different options for adoption. We have Reading Street samples and it looks like "just another basal." It seems like from posts on PT that it might be more than that. Anyone...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-14-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
yay!

In my side job, I sell adult "stuff" and I have to say, sometimes adding a little something can CHANGE your relationship! Good for you!
Board: Teachers' Lounge 02-14-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Letters

Once I saw an idea on Pinterest where someone had people her father had known at different stages of his life write him a letter - a shared memory, something about their relationship, even just a...
Board: BusyBoard 02-14-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Adoption

We have looked at Journeys, Reading Street, and HM English (for writing and grammar) for basals, and we have also looked at American Reading Company for a leveled library instead, with supplementary...
Board: The Job Search 02-14-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Nothing too drastic

I still want to utilize my two degrees, at least a little, so I'm not very interested in switching fields entirely. I'd like to stay education-related, I just don't want to be in the classroom...
Board: The Job Search 02-14-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Other career options

I have a master's in Reading and a bachelor's in English. I'm not sure the classroom is where I want to be forever. I've looked at our DOE but there are no positions open that I qualify for. Any...
Board: The VENT 02-14-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Boredom

This is my eighth year teaching, and my fourth year as a reading specialist. Last year I was in a split placement, MS-HS (and the HS was hell on Earth). My position was cut and I took over for the ES...
Board: BusyBoard 02-06-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Summer Reading

I'm looking for ideas for a summer reading program - something that offers meaningful reading retention, rather than just, "read X books, get a prize" (which is what we've always done; I'm being...
Board: BusyBoard 02-06-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Our school

We have 180 instructional days, 10 days of PD, and 10 "unassigned contract days" - in which we have to make up the extra 80 hours "somewhere" (classes, working past contract hours, volunteering on...
Board: BusyBoard 02-06-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
IRA San Antonio

Is anyone planning on going to the IRA Convention in San Antonio? I'm desperately looking for a roommate but I can't really find any way to find one, since I don't know anyone else personally who is...
Board: BusyBoard 10-15-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Words Their Way sort answer key?

I feel dumb having to ask this, but another teacher and I don't agree on the answers to a WTW sort (sort #10 in the WW pattern - long and short -u, CVCe). Anyone know where I can find the answer keys...
Board: BusyBoard 06-19-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
IRA National Convention

I know we're, ya know, 10 months out and all, but is anyone here planning to go to San Antonio in mid-April (19-22)? I've already put in my request and I'm just desperately praying my admin can find...
Board: Books, Guided Reading & Literature 06-19-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Reading Logs

My administrator has expressed a desire to get away from reading logs as a timed, nightly, required homework event, and into something that will do more to foster a love of reading and an...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 04-06-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
What is your school's schedule like?

I'm specifically looking for upper elementary input here.

I am teaching in a school with 3rd - 5th grade next year, and we are looking at new scheduling options. They currently have an I/E block...
Board: BusyBoard 03-14-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Thanks!

One of the really nice things is that the current teacher is my district mentor (this is my first year in the district), so I have been talking with her already. Also, she's taking an ERIP option, so...
Board: Writing & Language Arts 03-14-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Writer's notebooks

Next year I will be seeing small groups (7 or fewer) students in grades 3-5 for 40 minutes at a time. As the reading specialist, obviously I'll be doing lots of reading and strengthening skills with...
Board: BusyBoard 03-14-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Scared!

My reading specialist position at the middle and high school has been RIFed. I've only been here a year and I have really come to LOVE my middle school position. I feel at home and I really feel like...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 10-04-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By atomicpoppy
Chiropractic?

I totally understand the posture thing from breastfeeding and holding a baby. I saw a chiropractor throughout my pregnancy and still see one. It helps a lot, actually. I had a headache that was so...



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