5.08.2011

all about me...



My Favorite Class!
I have finally updated my "about me" tab!
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 Hello There! My name is Lindsey. I am a first year, first grade teacher in Utah... soon to be a second year, second grade teacher. (Yes you read that right... If all goes according to plan then I am looping with my firsties to second!  I couldn't be more excited, because I have a great group of kids!) I am a newlywed and I love being married to my hunky husband, Dave. I have started this blog to share my adventures as I experience new opportunities through teaching and marriage. ♥

 
 Like I have mentioned before, I am a first grade teacher.
Those who know me well know that I mention that a lot.

I am so proud of it. I love calling myself a "first grade teacher".

Even though my job can be stressful, I love it!


My First Grade Teacher & I

I have a terrific group of kids. 
It is amazing how much I truly love each and every one of them. 
I love seeing them progress and learn new things. 
It seriously makes me giddy! 

I am so excited to go to second grade with them, 
because I don't think my heart could handle letting them go! 


My Niece & I

I am teaching first grade at the same elementary school I attended as a little girl... in fact, I am teaching across the hall from my first grade teacher (she is still in first grade--it is so fun to work with her)!

I also love having my niece in my class! 
It is so special and she is the perfect student!



My husband and I were married in June 2009. It's been almost 2 years, but I think we are still newlyweds! We met 4 years ago while he was golfing and I was working...
the rest is history.

We don't have any kids (yet)... I have 22 first graders to keep me busy instead!

I hope you enjoy this blog as I reflect on my life as a teacher!

Thanks for reading!

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9 comments:

  1. I love learning more about you and I love that you blog!

    Hadar

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  2. You will LOVE looping! I think that is one of my favorite parts about teaching.

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  3. Looping is truly a magical experience. You will truly love seeing the growth.

    I have lots of resources and links to wonderful sites featuring HM resources available in my pages along the top of my blog that you may like to reference. I found that many of your creations worked wonderfully and often still aligned with the same week for me in 2nd grade for phonics and skills.

    Primary Graffiti

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  4. Congrats on getting to loop with your students. There is nothing like your first class! You will never forget them :)

    Jodi
    www.fun-in-first.blogspot.com

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  5. I taught my first 2 years of first grade next to my first grade teacher too! :)

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  6. I love your blog! I read it regularly. I happened to marry my first grade teacher's nephew. I had moved away from my elem. area long long ago. I went with my now hunky hubby:)to my fist holiday get together and as he introduced me to his family I noticed his aunt looked familiar. I said so and she all loud and quircky said - From Playboy 78!! A little embarrassed I said - No, you look a lot like my first grade teacher. Seventeen years later (we dated a long time)the rest is history!
    You never forget your first grade teacher!

    Julie
    Thoughts of a Third Grade Teacher

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  7. I love your blog! I also teach First Grade in the same Elementary School where I attended. I have the graddaughter of my First Grade teacher in my class. I love how the world is truly so small! Enjoy the rest of your school year.. and Good Luck in second grade

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  8. I just finished my sophomore year of college for Education. I loved reading your blog. I can tell are a magical person that loves your students and loves to teach. I am exciting to follow your blog!

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  9. Wow! What an experience to be working with your first grade teacher. I am sure you have learned lots.

    Theresa
    candydishtreat.blogspot.com
    primaryprincess.blogspot.com

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thanks for the love ♥

 
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