Saturday, July 7, 2012

Two Posts in One Day!

So, I've been playing around with learning a little more about blogging and added a few buttons.  And then as I was wandering around researching on the web, I found a linky party.  I think I might have figured out how to do it.  I hope.  So here is my first attempt at it.

4. Don't expect perfection from yourself or anyone else.  Instead, just do the best you can in the situation you're in.

5. Take time off to enjoy life.

6. Utilize the wonderful resources available to you on the web.  All the teacher blogs, pinterest, and other websites like whole brain teaching are full of great ideas that will help you grow and learn.

7.  Enjoy a profession that allows for creativity, and is always changing.  Even the same lesson is never the same with different classes.

Thanks to Deb at Fabulously First for hosting this linky party.  One day I'll learn how to put the link in with the graphics.



  1. Hi Joell,

    I totally agree with your points about taking time off to enjoy life and enjoying a profession that allows for creativity. Aren't we so lucky? I'm your newest follower.

    First Grade Schoolhouse

  2. Mona,

    Thanks. If you can't tell, I'm a perfectionist and it took me a long time in the beginning of my career to learn what to let go and to find time to just be. It is definitely the hardest job I've ever had, but also the most rewarding and fun.


  3. I like number 3! Mine was similar.... Don't be that teacher! Then I explained below! So many things you learn your first 2 years... year one you experience them and year two you change your approach or outlook on it. =)
    Simply Kinder, Simply Primary, & Simply Centers

  4. I love giving the new teachers in my building a heads up about things, especially times of the year, like "the end of the year you'll be dealing with behavior due to separation anxiety" and stuff like that.

    I learn new things every year and I'm about to start year 19. One of the nice things about teaching--it's never boring (okay, rarely--listening to 25 kids read the same reading passage over and over can get boring).



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