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Sep 30 2013

Surprise!

This morning I got a surprise call from the office telling me my IEP was about to start and they had someone coming to cover my class. The IEP was for my most impaired kiddo, the one who reads at a kindergarten level and can just about add and subtract. Unfortunately, no one told me…

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Sep 26 2013

Range.

This year is kind of interesting because I think I have a larger group of truly gifted students than I have in past years. For instance, I have students who in one week have learned how to multiply two-digit numbers by two-digit numbers perfectly, using three different methods (which, if you don’t remember 4th grade,…

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Sep 21 2013

Last year’s scores!

So how’d it go? Well, it’s now Year 3 in my placement school, same grade, same classroom, but I’ll tell about that later. I want to just do a little review on last year, now that the almighty test scores are in. Those of you who’ve been with me for a while might remember that…

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Sep 21 2013

Cute kid

It has been SO LONG since I have written. And I don’t have that much time to write. So let me tell you a cute kid story. I’m walking my kiddos back from lunch recess through the outside shortcut and one of the cooks’ cars is back there. Someone very clever has written, “Blow me!”…

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