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Pancake Breakfast

At 7 AM on a chilly Friday morning, Synergy kids and teachers were already at school, firing up griddles and mixing batter. Soon, the homey smell of pancakes and maple syrup filled the school as hungry kids, parents, and teachers lined up for breakfast. 338 more words

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Fairytale Ads

A few weeks ago, I received an e-mail from a GT teacher named Pedro Delgado.  Mr. Delgado was a finalist for TCEA’s Classroom Teacher of the Year.   138 more words

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A Dash for Treasure

Full disclosure – our class received a Dash and Dot package from Wonder Workshop for review.  

Last month I posted an article about the new additions to our classroom, … 372 more words

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Be Together. Not the Same.

First of all, I should mention that I have never in my life used an Android phone.  So, this post has nothing to do with persuading you to go out and buy one.   351 more words

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100 Days at Synergy

How far will 100 steps take you? What does a bag of 100 pinto beans look like? These are just a couple of the questions students wrestled with when Synergy celebrated its 100th day of the 2014-2015 school year this past Monday. 185 more words

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Challenge Boxes

This week (except for yesterday when I was feeling a little too imprisoned by my self-imposed commitment) I am going to dedicate my posts to sharing resources I learned about at TCEA in Austin last week.   332 more words

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Love Doesn't Always Defy Logic

I was going to title this post, “VD is Making me ADD.” Fortunately I realized that was a bad idea – for so many reasons. 383 more words

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