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Uncategorized   |   Oct 31, 2008

Happy Halloween!

By Angela Watson

Founder and Writer

Happy Halloween!

By Angela Watson

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Ahh, it’s a good day to be a teacher, assuming your appetite for chocolate and the level of chaos you can tolerate in your classroom are both proportionally high. The secret to maintaining your sanity on school-sanctioned holidays seems to be maintaining the routine as much as possible in the morning, and not distributing any sugar until an hour before dismissal. Also, all leftover candy must be handed to the teacher for safe-keeping. You know, as a trade-off for dealing with a roomful of hyperactive kids all day. This year, the candy haul was big, the energy level relatively low, AND it’s a Friday. Couldn’t ask for more.

Angela Watson

Founder and Writer

Angela created the first version of this site in 2003, when she was a classroom teacher herself. With 11 years of teaching experience and more than a decade of experience as an instructional coach, Angela oversees and contributes regularly to...
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