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  1.  what state you are in: I am in Illinois! Home of the Cubbies! :)
  2.  your current teaching position: I teach 8th grade Language Arts primarily, and this year I will also be teaching a section of 7th grade Language Arts. I also teach the gifted classes.     
  3. your teaching experience: This is my sixth year teaching at my school. I also taught two years of ELL and began at my school teaching an Exploratory class, Drama, for two years.      
  4. when you started blogging: I have been blogging on and off for awhile, but really got back into it this summer!    
  5. share a blogging tip / blogging resource: Always make sure you have a place for people to follow your blog. I love being able to hit the Google connect button and see everything in my reader and I'm bummed out when blogs I like don't have it. 


  1. Thanks for coming by! I am now following you as well :) Good luck to you, too!

  2. I have so much admiration and respect for those who teach Middle School. I have worked with 4th and 5th graders and that was pretty scary for me. They were all so much bigger than me...although, I did break up a fight! =)

    I am happy to be your newest follower. I would love for you to hop over and visit me when you get the chance. =)

    Heather's Heart

    1. I'm so happy to have you as a follower! I will definitely check out your site in a bit! :) Thanks for the kind words about middle school, I actually feel the same way about elementary, it would scare me to have to plan every single subject! I have broken up a few fights, and it's pretty scary, especially when you are a shortie like me! Thanks for stopping by! :)

  3. I'm your newest follower through the blog hop! I'd love for you to visit my blog.


    1. I will for sure! I love blog hops for this reason, you get to meet so many great people! :) Thanks for joining!

  4. Hi there! Found you through the blog hop & am now following you! Stop by my blog if you haven't already had a chance and follow!

    THANKS for sharing!
    Brigid's Daily Lesson Log

    1. Heading over there now! Thanks for visiting :)

  5. I'm your newest follower. If you get a chance visit my blog "Calling Plays in 2nd Grade"

    Thanks, Shanell

    1. I will for sure! Thanks for visiting! :)

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