Saturday, November 3, 2012

Currently November

Ahhh....November! I survived October with all it's craziness. November, has great potential for being crazy also!
I missed the October link up with Farley, so I couldn't miss November!

Saturday always seems to have a Law & Order marathon. I've actually watched 2 episodes that I haven't seen. Love it! Right up there with NCIS and Criminal Minds.

I just started working on my Director of Technology certification. So far, I have taken a class on Digital Citizenship/Internet Safety. That was really interesting. That class was perfect timing. Our district is working on lessons for digital citizenship. Right now, I'm taking a True Technology Integration class.  It is so good! We are analyzing different videos based on the level of technology integration. Here is a video that is great. Restaurant Project. Ahh, finding the time to integrate to this degree. Should add that to my "wanting" section. 

I woke up and realized there is no coffee in my house! How can that be? I resorted to Vanilla Chai tea. It's yummy, but just not coffee. My family is off to a friend's ranch, so I think I might head to The Corner Bakery  for a lovely breakfast and some much needed coffee! 

Needing-add a massage! The color and cut are desperately needed!

I love to play Jesse Cook in my class. It is guitar music that is a bit peppy, but not distracting. 
Happy November everyone!


  1. WOW, I just watched Restaurant Project. Super cool. You are making me could I make this work in first grade? Thanks for the link. Good luck with your class-it sounds so interesting.

    Mrs. Bartel’s School Family

    1. I know, right! Loved it. I think the music helped. :-)
      I loved the mentor text portion. You could have your students bring in various to-go menus.
      Create a class restaurant!

  2. Wow your technology class does sound very interesting! I understand how finding the time to get what your learning into your classroom is challenging...usually rewarding in the end...but challenging! :)

    The Polka-dotted Teacher

    1. You are so right! I should look at designing something for the spring.

  3. Happy I found your blog through the Currently link up and I'm looking forward to your techie posts. Your class sounds awesome. I teach 4th in a 1:1 MacBook classroom. Come check out my blog.:)
    iTeach 1:1

    1. I'm jealous! How wonderful for your students.
      I'm heading over to your blog!

  4. I'm a new follower! Gotta love those 5th grade bloggers : ) Sorry there's no coffee at your house. That is a need.

    Young Daze in 5th Grade

  5. Didn't know you were working on that certification - how cool! I feel so guilty that I don't use much technology in my class. We are a large school with limited technology (1 computer lab that 850 students share allegedly for integration but that is now used for RtI). Ugh. Miss you!

    Krazy Town

    1. I just started the certification. It's through TCEA. You won't believe who I saw at the Google Summit last weekend! Suzanne Dryer! It was great getting caught up.
      Bummer about the limited technology and using the computer lab for RTI. Are you guys using iStation?
      I have been using Google docs for the writing process. It is so nice to be able to comment on their document! The kids are loving it. We need to get together for lunch.

  6. I love Law & Order! I always end up staying up late watching it when my husband goes out of town. Then I try to go to bed. Bad move. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    I Teach. What's Your Super Power?

  7. I am going to check out that music! I teach fifth grade, as well!

    Little Lovely Leaders

  8. Hi there! I found you through Farley's linky :)

    I LOVE Corner Bakery. My husband and I discovered one near our was a dangerous discovery! :)

    I teach fifth grade as well - and I'm your newest follower!

    Joy in the Journey

  9. I'm nominating your blog for a Liebster Award. Hop on over to my blog to check it out!

    Fifth in the Middle

  10. I nominated you for a Liebster Award. Check out my blog to see the details!