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New Year Indeed

Today was a good day. After an "iffy" morning of having to physically make sure non listening little ones didnt crash our circle, I had major success with the beanbags I had made for my class. "Center time" went very well and was constructive-and rightly so as there were only 15 of the 25 children there.

Its true what they say-"dont come over with the notion that you will do what you did in your room back home." It will,more than likely,have to be modified.MANY TIMES EVEN.Until you find whats going to work for that particular group of children. Im still getting there as last semester was FULL of breaks that meant I taught for less than a month added together. I hope today was a preview of good days to come.

Grades,grades,grades. Yeah,Im getting to those this week.Extended deadline,I knew it,didnt stress.


I dont know WHY I keep losing signal,especially since Thomas is back there playing away at his online game,which means his service isnt being interrupted.

I CANT WRITE UNDER THESE CONDITIONS!!!

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