Pretend to be Nice

Teacher-Moms, on the edge…

The Best of the Best

If not for everyone, then for me and my diminishing memory – I’d like to keep up with things that were the best for that month.  The best recipe, craft, … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Italian Math

The Italian Job is one of my favorite movies and math is my favorite subject so this is my favorite activity. Let’s face it, math is everywhere – you just … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 6 Comments

3/8 of a table…who needs division when there’s no reason?

Originally posted on Overthinking my teaching:
Question 6 A catering company rents out tables for big parties. 8 people can sit around a table. A school is giving a party…

May 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

A not so gentle reminder about why I teach math.

I tell my students all the time, “If I can do it anyone can do it”.  They are often surprised to hear I was not a stellar math student.  I … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

My “Dream Reader”?

You of course!  A lot of people are motivated by money, popularity, or pride.  Me, I’m motivated to stop the hate, the hate people have for math. My students are … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Buddy Blogging

Hi, this is Andrea. I am the other half of Pretend To Be Nice. My buddy Michelle and I are starting a blog because we are so full of ourselves … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 8 Comments

Do we HAVE to do that?

Sometimes we all do things we don’t want to.  I always encourage my students to never give up…muscle through…you’ll make it.  I never sugar coat it though, I remind them … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

5K…I should probably do some math conversion.

I’ve been running for over 6 months now.  No really – about 2.5 miles a day 4-5 days a week.  It’s inside and on a treadmill, but I’m doing it. … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment
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| A blog for new teachers, hosted by Teach For America.

DFW Writers Workshop

Writers helping writers since 1977

The Social Norma

"I don't cut the ribbon at the opening of markets. I don't stand next to the mayor. Hit your baseball into my yard, and you'll never see it again." - Tom Waits

autismthoughts

My experiences with autism, depression, and life

LisaListed

The best things in life aren't things at all

The Zero-Waste Chef

No packaging. Nothing processed. No waste.

Notes From Dawn

with hope, life is more than just bearable

Properly Ridiculous

Mostly Pleasant [Possibly Offensive] Perceptions

Officially Gluten Free

Have your cake and eat it too, without feeling sick.

Chaos Girl & the Real World

{A Slightly Disjointed Life}

5powerdotorg.wordpress.com/

Chronicles from the Mama Duck - Raising teenagers...family...faith...

anntogether

AM Roselli's art & writing site

User Generated Education

Education as it should be - passion-based.

Sass & Balderdash

Always tongue in cheek, often egg on face.

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We live to write and write to live ... professional writers talk about the craft and business of writing

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