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Hey friends!! Just popping in to chat a little about MATH TALK! I completely admit that looking back I used to kinda stink at teaching math. You sit, listen to me teach, now go practice it on your own.. you know how to do it, right? Yes, shameful head shrug! I have told you a few times that I have this new LOVE for math. We PLAY, we TALK, we get LOUD, we hold our friends ACCOUNTABLE, we EXPLORE, we REASON, we DEFEND ourselves… we DO MATH TALK…

Teacher fail truth time. Today, I’m here to bring you five of my favorite face-palm moments. Why? Well, because I like to keep it real around here. Because teaching is messy. And because, truth be told, I’m the kind of gal who falls a little closer to the “charmingly disheveled” mark on the organizational spectrum than the “my life is an effortlessly blog-worthy masterpiece” mark…

Small group time is one of my favorite times of the day! I love meeting with the kids and listening to them talk about math or reading! It used to be a real grind figuring out what I would do during that time, but once I got a system down, it really became the highlight of my day…

At the beginning of this school year, I started tackling my long to-do list. While the boys were at school, I was at home working away on my blog and creating resources. After a while, I lost the motivation to create. It became a struggle to blog and create resources, because I wasn’t able to use them to help a room full of students master a difficult skill or engage them in a new way…