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Posts Made By: Cricket81
Board: BusyBoard 01-14-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Cricket81
Test Taking Strategies

Alright, I am looking for some opinions...
Our school always scores terribly on standardized state reading tests. I signed up to do an after-school program designed as extra testing practice. So...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 10-23-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Cricket81
it's super official!

I am 6 weeks pregnant and due June 30th!!!! I can't believe it!!! How do people actually wait 12 weeks to tell people about this? I feel like I want to tell everyone as soon as I see them!
My DH and...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 10-21-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Cricket81
two pink lines!

It looks like I'm pregnant! DH and I have been trying for months and I am so excited. Calling the doctor for the official test tomorrow! I don't think I'm ready to hear everything yet, but any...
Board: BusyBoard 10-15-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Cricket81
thanks

that was the page i was looking for! Thank you so much!
Board: BusyBoard 10-15-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Cricket81
common core and fluency

Help, Common Core Gurus! Are there common core standards related to fluency? I am looking specifically for fourth grade, but would take anything :) thanks!
Board: BusyBoard 10-07-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Cricket81
Any Ideas??

So my school just started using AIMSweb to assess the kids. Our school has not been doing well on the state tests for the past few years, so we knew something is not going well. However, I just got...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 10-07-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Cricket81
Yikes

So my school just started using AIMSweb to assess the kids. Our school has not been doing well on the state tests for the past few years, so we knew something is not going well. However, I just got...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 08-01-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 69
 
Posted By Cricket81
we have all done it

and I didn't realize it was wrong until someone pointed it out and now it drives me nuts...

conferencing - the verb is conferring
inferencing - same, inferring

One of those things I kind of...
Board: BusyBoard 07-31-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Cricket81
Lexile?

Hi All!
So with the new common core, comes a bump up in suggested lexile levels expected at each grade level. I used to teach first, and we completely relied on DRA and dibels, so I never really...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 07-02-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Cricket81
Nordstroms

I know it's definitely on the pricey side, but I have had incredibly good luck at Nordstroms for my "big girls." They are incredibly helpful, have TONS of bras in the back so they have every size...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 07-02-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 27
 
Posted By Cricket81
i agree

start today! Three months is a good amount of time to have left. I would also say that cutting out sugar and drinking a LOT of water will help also. It's not easy, but cutting out as much refined...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 05-22-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Cricket81
I...

Toss them with olive oil and balsamic vinegar then grill them right on the rack. If I have time I sometimes put them on a skewer so they are easier to all flip at once.
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 05-19-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 34
 
Posted By Cricket81
Sounds like...

In theory I love Claire Elyse, but having a piano teacher for a mom, it immediately makes me think of Fur Elise and the song won't leave my head!

I really liked some of the 3 syllable middle names...
Board: The VENT 05-15-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Cricket81
Frustrated

How can the future of my employment be based on a bunch of snot-nosed kids who come in on the day of the state math test and screw around. I have one refusing to do it at all. One who is insisting...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 05-07-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Cricket81
same

I was going through this also a few years ago and going sugar free (or really low sugar) helped a lot. For me, what helped was cutting out "refined" sugar - so I let myself have honey, agave, and...
Board: BusyBoard 04-04-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Cricket81
test prep

We did silly things towards the end of prepping for ELA.

One time I cut the questions up so they were on little pieces of paper. Then I put buckets labeled a, b, c, and d in the front of the...
Board: The VENT 03-28-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Cricket81
Such a gift

So yesterday I was literally sobbing at the end of the day out of frustration. I have two girls who are just horrible... don't care about school, don't care what their parents think, don't care if...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 03-25-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 37
 
Posted By Cricket81
When's the last time you ran? Hmmm......

When's the last time you ran?
Hmmm... the day before my wedding (8 months ago)

Do your jeans have rips, tears, and holes in them?
Sometimes at the heels, I'm short

What are you...
Board: Fourth Grade 03-25-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Cricket81
Try this

First of all, our state Dept of Ed has past writing prompts available online for us to use as practice, so you might want to check that out for your state.

Second, this site:...
Board: BusyBoard 02-29-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Cricket81
Motivation

Does anyone have any suggestions about how to get kids motivated to want to do well? I teach fourth grade and I would say about half my kids just don't seem to care about school, or learning, or...
Board: TEACHERS' LOUNGE ARCHIVE 02-26-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Cricket81
I am so glad you mentioned the weird noise - I...

I am so glad you mentioned the weird noise - I thought I was going crazy!

I wish one of the winners for Hugo would mention Brian Selznick since it was his amazing story and artwork that inspired...
Board: Fourth Grade 01-25-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Cricket81
Love that Dog

Last year (my first year in fourth grade) I structured my poetry unit around a novel study of Love That Dog. I used the poems and poets mentioned in the novel to teach the poetic devices and themes...
Board: BusyBoard 01-19-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Cricket81
glad people are finding it useful!!

glad people are finding it useful!!
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 01-18-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Cricket81
You may already know

about it, but have you seen or used fcrr.org? They have amazing printable games and centers that are focused on fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and phonics. I just began using them with my...
Board: Intermediate Grades (3-5) 01-17-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Cricket81
my plan

I give a homework packet at the beginning of the week and have it due on Friday. So for my kids, they have to do 3 of the activities by Friday.



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