June 2, 2013

What to do differently...next year LINKY

I'm sorry for the haitus bloggy friends, but the end of the year is catching up with me! It's so busy and I really don't even have the enthusiasm to finish it...I still have about 16 1/2 school days left!

Even though, I am nowhere near next year, it is important to reflect on the year. So I'm linking up with Kim at Finding Joy in Sixth Grade to think about what to do differently next year.

Here it goes...
 Every year I tell my hubby that I'm going to do minimal work over the weekend and every year from September through May, I do school work on Saturdays and Sundays! This summer, I'm going to work on a weekly plan that will keep me accountable for the new year--and I need to find a way to make it work!

I am so bad at this...if you take a look at my home office, I have a stack of materials I used this year--all different units and all different subjects!This pile is going to take a few hours to tackle--whereas if I organize and put away as I go, a few minutes every other month! I've seen a lot of really good organizational ideas lately that I used in the past--I may need to try them again!

I think I did fairly well implementing the reading, writing, and math common core standards this year. However, the language standards I hardly touched (okay, let's be real--I glanced at the standards and that was it!! haha!) I definitely need some sort of plan for next year--maybe a regimented word study block where I actually make time for word study! 

Be sure to link up with Kim...today is the last day of the party!!

Ahhh....counting down to summer!


  1. I need to put papers away right away, too... I hate sorting and filing!
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