Posts made in December, 2012

I Am the Featured Teacher!

Posted by on Dec 22, 2012 in general school | 4 comments


I want to thank Mr. Hughes for featuring me on his fabulous blog today! He is amazing with his bimonthly promotion of quality teachers. I know it must be especially difficult to get it all organized in this busy time of the year and I am especially appreciative!

In conjunction with Teacher-Author Spotlight I am hosting a sale at my stores. All of my items are 20% off and the featured items are at least 25 – 30% off!

Please stop by and visit and follow weekly for great information about teacher-authors and some wonderful freebies!


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Silence for Sandy Hook Elementary

Posted by on Dec 16, 2012 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

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Winter Holidays Bingo

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” – Peg Bracken, author

I have made a free winter holidays bingo game to thank all of you kindhearted souls who have followed my journey as a teacher-author. I have loved creating all 85 of my products since June 15. I made my first sale on July 1 and am proud that I received a check+ in my first quarter. I especially like products that are devoted to vocabulary development. I am looking forward to a time when I can write and share more important posts on building vocabulary on my blog.









Slide6You can get the whole set for free at my TPT store!


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Saturday Extra: Fairy Tale Quote

Posted by on Dec 8, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I used a quote by Albert Einstein the other day and it has taken hold of me!

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”

― Albert Einstein

If you consider the rich language and vocabulary used in the fairy tales of Dr. Einstein’s day, you can know that he was proposing building language through storytelling. We know that children who read and children who are read to are the ones who become the most successful students. Additionally, I think Dr. Einstein was saying that children need to expand their imaginations to allow the impossible to become possible. We know that fiction writers (like Jules Verne) and  cinematic storytellers  have changed our world. We need to give students the tools to dream!

I have made 2 posters honoring his quote. Which one do you prefer?

Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales Take 1

Fairy Tales Take

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Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This December holiday is very important in Mexico. Here in Texas at my church, a large group celebrates with decorations and dancing in addition to extra prayer services.

Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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