Friday, August 2, 2013

August Currently....with B/D Reversals sprinkled in:)

What it is August already???  How did that happen!!!  I am not ready for school to start yet.  I don't know about everyone else.  I feel like I have so much I still need to get done before I start back to work.  So instead of freaking out I am linking up with Farley for her August Currently!!

LISTENING-- Disney Junior is a morning time ritual in our house.  Little Einstein's was my little guy's choice of the day.

LOVING--My bedroom is now "pewter".  I have a hard time veering from tan so going a dark gray was scary but I love it.  I always drink in all the snuggles I can get:)

THINKING--Summer is going to be over in a blink.  There is so much I wanted to get done before the daily grind starts again!!!

WANTING--A few more weeks............NUF said:)

NEEDING--At some point in my life I will learn to finish one project before I start another but unfortunately it has not happened yet.

My must haves are simple: 

1.  I need lots of mechanical pencils because
     I am constantly misplacing them and I love them:)

2.  My mission this year is to organize myself
     so I got myself an Erin Condren planner.

3.  I have loved Mr. Sketch markers since I was a kid.
     What could be better than a sweet smelling marker?

Since I am straying from my usual PHONICS FRIDAY post.  I am going to share a fun video I discovered today on Pinterest.  I get so frustrated every year when intervening with students who struggle with b and d reversals and it seems like nothing I do makes it any easier for the students who can't differentiate between those tricky letters.  I am definitely going to give this video a GO this school year!  I love ME a catchy tune:)


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  1. I bought an Erin Condren planner too! I hope this helps keep us both organized this year!
    A Tall Drink of Water

  2. I am so with you on needing a lot more time to get ready!

  3. Hi Kristy!! :) I saw your teaching partner today. :) The pewter color sounds awesome. Hope you have a great start to the year. :)

  4. Hi Kristy!! :) I saw your teaching partner today. :) The pewter color sounds awesome. Hope you have a great start to the year. :)

    1. She was excited to see you!! Of course she said you were adorable and sweet like always:) Hope you get a great bunch of firsties!!!


  5. I love snuggle time! Thanks for the video..catchy.

    Rock Stars At Work

    1. Snuggle time is the best!! I am a song addict:)

  6. I had an Erin Condren planner last year and loved it! Now I have a new planner, wrapping paper, and notepads from EC. Obsessed!

    Rowdy in First Grade

  7. Haha! I have smelly markers on my b2s must haves, too. I love them!

    I am your newest follower...I can't wait to read more. I am a bilingual teacher who has to teach phonics to second language learners - it can be difficult at times, so I am hoping to learn some good strategies!

    Bitty Bilinguals