Uncategorized Archives - Tales from Outside the Classroom

Making my List & Checking it Twice

  The beginning of the school year is rough.  No matter how many hours and hours I spend in my classroom in the summer, August hits and I’m automatically behind and can’t get caught up.  As soon as I think I maybe, just maybe, might possibly be caught up after a marathon of a work session on a Saturday, I discover a bunch of things I haven’t yet done and my To-Do list once again

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Airborne Everyday Giveaway

As a Teacher, I need to keep myself as healthy as possible. I recently received a bottle of Airborne ® Everyday ™ multivitamin plus gummies from Airborne to try out and share with you.   I’ve never used Airborne daily.  My experience was always with the dissolving tablets, so this was a change. I was excited to try these because I’m a big fan of anything gummy.  And, if  I could convince myself that these

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Do you Audible?

Are you familiar with Audible? Audible is Amazon’s Audiobook company.  They offer over 180,000 titles.  Children’s books, young adult fiction, romance, you name it and Audible carries it. As like so many other teachers, I have a long commute to work each day (almost 30 minutes each way).  I’m often still so wrapped up in the stress of my day that I’m unable to leave work at work.  I started listening to Audible through my

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Front Row

I’m over at the Owl-Ways Be Inspired blog today sharing my love for all things Front Row!  Click the image below to head on over and see how you can use this FREE tool to help with differentiation in your room.

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School Supply Deals- Week of 8/10/14

I missed last week’s school supply deals.  Oooops!  With the TpT sale, the back to school rush, and just some other busy things going on, I just didn’t get to it.  i didn’t even really do any supply shopping other than a quick trip for penny composition books (Thanks Office Max!).  This week it looks like I’ll need to make a few different trips! Staples Sharpie Chisel Tip Highlighters 5ct.- $3- FREE after rebate- Limit

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Hi! I'm Tessa!

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I’ve spent the last 15 years teaching in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades, and working beside elementary classrooms as an instructional coach and resource support. I’m passionate about math, literacy, and finding ways to make teachers’ days easier. I share from my experiences both in and out of the elementary classroom.

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