Blogging Craziness

So, now that I've posted several posts about my Vegas trip, I feel like I need to fill my followers in on the last few months.  I'm hopefully going to find some time in the next week to go back and fill in some gaps from September to now.  We did so much in my room this year, but when it comes to priorities, blogging always seems to take the backseat.

Anyway, along with trying to fill you in on my blogging, I also want to fill you in on a huge change.  I'm getting ready to move to third grade!  A few months ago, my principal and I were joking about me moving to third grade.  Well, we got to the last week of school and that little joke became reality.

We were into our last week of school - you know where you have Awards Day, summer buckets, endless song practices, lots of parents, and you are trying to keep teaching to maintain some normalcy?  It was pure craziness!  I was working on getting my summer buckets done and my principal came down to talk to me.  In all seriousness, I thought I was in trouble.  No idea why, but I have that constant guilty conscience thing.... you know where you always think you did something when you weren't even in the same state?  Well, she ended up asking me to go to third grade and I said, "Absolutely!  I'm there!"  It was almost scary how fast I went for it, but that's the plan.  I'm going to teach third grade next year.

Now, what does that mean for my blog?  Right now, nothing.  I taught first grade for fourteen years, so I'm not planning to pretend that those fourteen years do not exist.  My plan is to keep blogging and creating what I know - sometimes it may be first grade stuff and sometimes it will be third grade stuff.  If it is third grade stuff, I'll be sure to share, but I'll also try to share how you could adapt it for lower grades or how it may fit with your higher students.  If it's first grade stuff, I'll explain how I'm going to try to adapt it to third grade.  So, that's the plan.

Anyway, thanks for hanging in there with me and for continuing to follow :)  I'm looking forward to blogging about the last few months and all the fun things we did.

Hope y'all are all officially out for summer!


  1. Woo hoo for you! Third will be such a fun'll feel like they are college students compared to first.

    I'm moving from second to fifth, and let's just say my principal wasn't joking when he told me. And I wasn't laughing. Pray for me.

  2. I am so excited to follow your blog this fall-I teach students in 3-5th grade who are often more on a K/1st grade academic level. The mix of 1st and 3rd grade content is exactly what I need!!