Saturday, June 2, 2012

Finally Summer Vacation!

Friday was my last day of school and I have been very ready for it!  This year's group was one of the most challenging groups I have had in my eight years of teaching.  On top of that I also had a student teacher in the fall, it was my first year doing all day every day kindergarten, I mentored a new kindergarten teacher and had 23 students instead of the 19 I have had in the past.  Oh and did I mention I also took on a student with autism and his aide as he transitioned into general ed.  All of that = no extra energy.  My goal was to start this blog during spring break, but that did not happen, see above.  Now that summer is here I am going to start blogging about all that I learned this year from my students and fellow bloggers.  I also hope to post ideas to use with books by my favorite children's authors.  Right now I am looking for ways to organize my classroom as I pack up my room.  Watch for a post later this week about my findings :)  I will try to add some before and after picks of my organization progress as well.