Sunday, February 5, 2012

I've Been Tagged (for the first time!)

Mary Beth from Run Teacher, Run! has tagged me. it goes!

Here are the rules:

1. You must post the rules. 
2. Post 12 fun facts about yourself on the blog post.
3. Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post, and then create 12 new questions for the people you tagged.
4. Tag 12 people and link them on your post.
5. Let them know you've tagged them!

12 Fun Facts:

1. I have a cocker spaniel named Thumper
2. I love coffee
3. I'm a junior high Sunday school teacher
4. I have a very small class this year---8 (last year I had 17)
5. In the summer, I am a servant leader intern for the CDF Freedom
   School program---this program is AMAZING
6. I'm going to Bogota, Colombia for a second time this June on Mission
   Trip with my Church. 
7. I love nail polish (Essie and OPI are my Favs.)
8. I can play the violin and piano
9. I love using mechanical pencils
10. My biggest pet peeve are people who lick their fingers (ewww...)
11. I love to read
12. I'm getting my Masters in Reading

12 Questions Left For Me:

1. What is your favorite thing about the blogging world? Getting a bunch of fantastic ideas to try out in my classroom. :) 
2. What is one thing you would tell a 1st year teacher? Try not to get overwhelmed and ask for help when you need it! :) 
3. If you could do whatever you wanted without going back to school, what would you choose? Graphic designer
4. What is the best concert you've been to? David Crowder Band 
5. When did you realize you wanted to be a teacher? My freshman year in college
6. Who was your most inspiring teacher, and why? My eighth grade english teacher because she helped me to discover that writing wasn't so bad. :) 
7. What is your favorite unit that you've created for TN or TpT or that you've bought? I really enjoyed making my Valentine's Day Math Games unit on TpT. I've loved all the things that I have purchase from Cara Carrol from the first grade parade. 
8. Where do you like to shop for your teaching clothes? The clearance rack of my fav. stores...Gap, Old Navy, Maurices, Kohls, and Macys
9. How do you use parents in your classroom? Parents volunteer to drive for our field trips (we don't have a bus!), they help me photocopy, get projects around, and read with students. 
10. What is your favorite holiday to celebrate in your classroom? Christmas because since I teach at a Christian school we can talk about the real meaning of the season. :) 
11. What is the best date you've been on?  
12. What is one thing you'd change about your house, apartment, town home, etc.? 

My 12 Questions for you:

1. What advice would you give to a new blogger?
2. What is your favorite subject to teach?
3. What is your favorite t.v show?
4. What is your favorite book to read aloud to your students?
5. Do you like going on field trips? What was your favorite one?
6. What is your favorite band/singer?
7. How long have you been teaching?
8. What do you do in the summer?
9. What was your best vacation?
10. Do you have a Nook/ you like it?
11. Are you a cat or dog person?
12. What is your favorite color?

And...Tag! These people are now it:

1. Ms. Boyle at Great First Expectations
2. Rebecca at Darlin' in First
3. Pam at teaching 4 Real


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