This is my first Five for Friday link up
with Doodle Bugs!
5 random things about my day ...
1. I started off my day by meeting up with some teaching buddies that I used to work with.
At one time we all worked together, but we have gone in different directions.
Others have changed schools.
Some of us have moved on to different districts.
Some have left teaching for a bit and have made their way back.
No matter how long between visits, we always seem to just pick up where we left off.
It was a great way to finish up my winter break!
2. I am getting a student teacher starting on Monday,
so I have been working hard to get things organized and ready for her to jump right in.
3. I gave up on the tables in my classroom and have switched back to the dreaded desks.
I did not like not being able to move things around for various projects and activities.
I also had a few blind spots due to the bookcases at the end of each table.
This meant that I had to empty the bookcases and reload the desks,
new arrangement, new procedures.
You get the picture.
I'll post pics of the new setup later this weekend.
4. I have been working on putting together my MLK unit,
looking at everything I have, and picking up some new stuff from TPT.
Here are a couple of the ones I bought today...
I'd love to hear what great ideas you have for teaching about MLK.
5. I am also gathering ideas for an Inventors and Inventions
unit that I am working on with my art teacher friend, Melissa.
We are focusing on DaVinci, but I plan to include others as well.
Please point me in the direction of any ideas that you may have!
If you want to join in on the fun.. hop on over to Doodle Bugs and see what everyone else is up to!
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