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So this week was finally the time.  The time for our state standardized test (or STAAR).So Monday we had a last minute review where I mainly just talked with the kids about setting a goal and not stressing out about the test.  I haven't mentioned...

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First off I have to say I work with some pretty incredible people.  So I heard about the whole EdCamp idea last year when I attended EdCampDallas.  I fell in love with the idea so much that now I am in the midst of planning...

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So, yes I know, the title to this post is very negative.  But it's very true.  STAAR (or the state-exam for Texas) is crazy.  Now, honestly I'm all for testing.  I think our students should be tested for what they know and have learned that...

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So last week was my Spring Break.  Instead of enjoying my Spring Break relaxing like most people, I spent my Spring Break traveling to San Diego, California.In about Early February I had gotten a notification that I was selected by the National School Board Association...

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This week has been the best week of my professional career.  I have never had as much fun or been as impressed with my students as I was this week!!So, about a month and a half ago I had an idea.  I've always seen teachers...

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This week was fun! On Monday we went over the benchmark that we had taken from the previous week.  After adjusting the scores to match the pass rates of the STAAR Test (our State Standardized Test) we ended up with having 84.7% passing!  That was...

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Let me preface this post by saying that I was only at my campus on Monday, because Tuesday through Friday I was at TCEA (my state's Technology Conference) and Saturday I attended my Region IV Math Conference.  You can read about my trip to those...

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Another amazing week.  The week started out with some pretty incredible Skype activities (which you can read about in my previous post).In addition to Skyping with a class from Sweden and Olympic Gold Medalist Steve Mesler, our class was also fortunate enough to Skype with...

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