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Caitlin’s Confections: Wild Blueberry Jam

Our first summer in our house, we discovered that the wetlands in our backyard are full of blueberry trees. I can go out for hours in my wellies and pick until my bucket is full. Each year, I gather about 16 cups total. Then, I schedule a jam day (which went much smoother this year compared to last!) If you look up anything to do with canning online, you’ll find suggestions for specific supplies. I…
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The End of the School Year Paradox

Picture this: there are five weeks left of school on the calendar. You’re scheduling things like field day, running records, end of the year spelling inventories, math fact fluency checks, and virtual field trips. Everyone is telling you to be discreet with your students. Don’t mention the end of the year- yet. However, when you look at their faces, you see a mix of panic and excitement setting in. Their tiny minds are on overload.…
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4 Ways To Bring Less Work Home With You

As educators, we know that most days, the school day extends long past the 6-7 hours our students are in the classroom. Work comes home with us on nights and weekends. However, this year in particular, it is important to reserve downtime for things that do not involve school. Taking less work home at the end of the day is hugely important. For me, home has to be home. The moment I walk through our…
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4 Strategies to Work Smarter, Not Harder In the Classroom

We just finished up April break here in New Hampshire and we are entering the final stretch. As my kiddos would say- dun, dun, duuuuuun! Looking at the calendar is frightening. There’s so little time left and so much to do. At this point in the year, it’s easy to get overwhelmed in the chaos of it all. That being said, I’m coming back to some tried and true strategies that I find help me…

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Caitlin is a third grade teacher in New Hampshire. She comes from a family of teachers (and a vet!) so naturally, her educational career started in 5th grade science. Since then, her students have gotten a little shorter and a whole lot louder. Caitlin spends her energy helping her students grow positive mindsets and a love of learning

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How to Bounce Back From Rejection

Edit: I would like to clarify that I am sharing the knowledge I’ve learned from previous interview circumstances. This knowledge helped me achieve my current position which I LOVE and plan to be in for years and years to come 🙂 So, you did it. You went into the interview and gave your all. Maybe you feel really good or maybe you feel kind of meh. Either way, give yourself some credit for the time…
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Delivering an Engaging Sample Lesson

Edit: I would like to clarify that I am sharing the knowledge I’ve learned from previous interview circumstances. This knowledge helped me achieve my current position which I LOVE and plan to be in for years and years to come 🙂 I’ve found that delivering a sample lesson is a 50/50 ask when interviewing. Sometimes there’s an initial interview and then the school responds with a request for a sample lesson. Sometimes, depending on when…

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