Author Archives: mrsburrell

About mrsburrell

I am a second grade teacher in Jasper County. I love being a mother, wife, and friend. My favorite hobbies are reading, writing, hiking, camping, running, and creating. I am always interested in learning new things!

Sunday Scoop Linky Party

It’s been a while since I’ve taken the time to join a linky party… So here’s a fun one! Sunday Scoop is based on the 3-2-1 Graphic Organizers– 3 things you HAVE to do, 2 things you HOPE to do, … Continue reading

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Getting Connected– In and Out of the Classroom!

http://www.donorschoose.org/Sburrell Hello my Fantastic Bloggin’ Friends, Exciting news from my 2nd grade classroom… we’re on a mission to add a few ipad Minis! This school year (and for years to come), I want to ensure that my students have what … Continue reading

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How I Got My Groove Back!

I’m not naming any names, but someone we know got busy (at work), got pregnant (at home :P), and then got distracted (with life) and totally blew off her blog… It has been almost a year since I last posted! … Continue reading

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Math is fun again! (as it should be)

Things have been very busy in my room this year so far! We are trying a lot of new things- some working well, some have been learning experiences- but all have been worthwhile. MATH— I have restructured my math time. … Continue reading

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Our schools need your prayers {ALWAYS}

I am glad that I do not know what it’s like to be involved in a school shooting, and I hope I never find out first-hand. I have some friends and family that have experienced this very trauma, but thank … Continue reading

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Dear Teaching Friends: A Letter about Letting Go

  Dear Teaching Friends, I see you over there, wringing your hands, fretting about lesson plans. I know that’s you, out to eat with your family while thinking about tomorrow’s activities. You’re second-guessing your decisions today. You’re wondering how you … Continue reading

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Currently September and Listen to Reading Response cards

Wow, I have really been slack on adding to my blog lately! But ya know, sometimes life happens and it’s a good thing  I feel like school life has been moving right along… maybe even a little smoother than the … Continue reading

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Five for Friday… on Sunday cause “I’m all caught up.”- said no teacher ever

Yeah, I’m aware it’s Sunday… but I really wanted to get in my Five for Friday! That always seems to be my life at the beginning of a new school year–>Always playing catch up and never quite getting there. Which … Continue reading

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Spelling- schmelling… Words Their Way ~woes~

    Well, with the beginning of a new school year starting and then not having internet at my house for a while, I have missed my blog! I have had a great start to the school year so far. … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Acquainted: New Goals for a New School Year

I am excited about this linky! I am a goal-setter… a list- maker… I love to see what I need/ want to accomplish and then being able to check it off or cross it out! As always, I have some … Continue reading

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