Monthly Archives: March 2015

Baseball Baby! (and a baseball party FREEBIE)

My baby turned one this week. ONE! How is that even possible?!  Wasn’t I just on maternity leave last week?!?  Somehow time has flown by and a whole year has passed without my permission! Truth: I LOVE birthday parties!  I … Continue reading

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Teaching Families – Sight Words Without Flashcards

I love teaching first grade. I love teaching reading. It’s so helpful when families are on board and help their students with homework and nightly reading.  But I know the reality is that life is crazy (mine is, too and … Continue reading

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I finally love Roaming!

Confession: I am a Reading Recovery teacher and I love routine and structure.  I have been teaching Reading Recovery for 4 years…during this time I’ve spent 8 weeks teaching students in Roaming…and it stresses me out! I trust Marie Clay, really I … Continue reading

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Roaming Around the Known…with Coffee (of course!)

You know when you get this great idea…something that sounds great, something you really want to try, something you think could be great…and then you realize that you work full time, have two small kids and never sleep? Yep – … Continue reading

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