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Weekly Catch Up 5.16

Hi y’all,

I was thinking of ways that I could create a series and make sure y’all got to see some everyday life. This led me to the Weekly Catch Up. It’s essentially a coffee date, but I don’t drink coffee so I wanted it to be a little more realistic to my authentic life.

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This week I created my last assignments of the 2019-2020 school year! Wooo. I’m definitely going to miss this group of kids, but I still have them next week for two more read alouds and their virtual promotion ceremony. I’ll also get to see some when do belonging pick up (hopefully in June but could be later in the summer!). I also got to chat with one of my former teachers about something for the next school year. When I was in 6th grade we did Writing Workshop and I want to implement it in my classroom next year during our Writing block. Obviously, we don’t quite know what next year will look like yet (if it will be virtual or not) but I want to be prepared no matter what it will look like. Once I get the hang of Writing Workshop, I will definitely do an update post and let y’all know how it’s going.

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I filmed a video going up on Tuesday! Y’all I can’t tell you how much I dislike my internet. It took 22 hours to upload the video and it’s only 12 minutes long. I guess most YouTubers have fiber internet where it’s super fast or live in major cities where they have max speed internet. Mine is horrible though.

I wrote out some blog posts:

Mother’s Day

Blogging Accounts You Need to Have

How Influencing Needs to Change

101 in 1001 List

and I also planned my June blog posts. As of right now, all I can say is June is going to have a lot of content going live!

I also went on more walks and started the process of cleaning my room. This has been super nice!

I also started the alumnae association for my sorority in my area. I’m so excited and I was elected as the President! I know it will be a lot of work, but this is something I’m so passionate about because sisterhood is not four years, but for life!

What have y’all be up to? Let’s chat!

xx,

Lindsey

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A Day in the Life: Teacher Edition

Hi y’all,

Today I’m going to share all about a normal day in my life.

Today’s post is going up a little bit later than normal. My first day back teaching was today, and the prep for it was basically nonexistent, so I’m a little behind.

Anyway my normal teaching day looks like this:

5:30 A.M. Alarm goes off.

5:45 A.M. Alexa goes off. This is when I actually get up.

5:45-6 A.M. I wash my face and eat breakfast.

6-6:20 A.M. Get dressed, do my minimal makeup (literally foundation and mascara), make sure my bag is ready, start my car.

6:20-6:40 A.M. Drive to my friend’s house to meet for carpool.

6:45-7:10 A.M. Drive to school. *If I drive straight to school it takes about 45 minutes.

7:10-8:00 A.M. Prep for the day. Turn on my TV, set up Chromebook and Morning Message. Make sure copies are made and ready.

8:00-3:15 Teaching

3:15ish-4:20 Drive home

When I get home, I do some sort of workout and or finish work for the day! Today, I had to grade some Spelling Inventories (for all you teachers, it’s the Ganske/DSA). I also finished their Learning Menu/Choice Board for the week.

Around 5:30-6 is dinner.

If I haven’t worked out, I do that after dinner, and then I take a shower and head to bed. I watch Hulu for a while and fall asleep. I often fall asleep while watching t.v.

What’s a normal day for you like?

xx,
Lindsey

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