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I am starting my 7th year of teaching and I can't believe it. This will be my 4th year in first grade I am excited to start implementing the common core standards this year.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Newbie Bloggers Blog Hop

So this is my first blog hop and I'm excited to join. Thanks to Janis at Grade Three is the Place for Me for hosting this blog hop. So here it goes:

1. what state you are in
2. your current teaching
3. your teaching
4. when you started
5. share a blogging tip / blogging

1. I am in Ohio
2. I currently teach 1st grade
3. This will be my 7th year of teaching - I have taught 1st & 2nd in my career including one year of a 1st/2nd split class
4. I started blogging TODAY
5. Here is a great post on how to make a button for your blog - which I'm off to do now :)


  1. Wahoo for you and your brand new blog. Welcome! I am happy to be your first follower and your first comment. I am a 1st grade teacher too! =)

    If you ever need any help, just ask. =)

    If you get the chance, I would love for you to hop over and visit me. I am already impressed with you learning to make your own button. =)

    Heather's Heart

  2. Heather,
    Thanks for your kind words - I am now following your blog too!!


  3. I found you through the newbie blog hop. Congrats on your new blogging adventure. Blog lots, join lots of linky parties and have fun sharing new ideas. To jump start your blogging adventure and help you gain followers I am giving you a blog award. Come on over to my site to claim it. http://ilive2learnilove2grow.blogspot.com/2012/07/the-winners-are-and-my-second-blog-award.html


  4. Hi Michelle! Welcome to the blogging world (I just started in June!) Just found you through the blog hop and am your newest follower! I'd love you to drop by my blog when you have a chance! I'm a 2nd grade teacher.

    Teaching Maddeness

  5. I joined the newbie bloh hop as well :-), what a great way to find new blogs to follow.

    I will be student teaching in first grade this fall! Excited and scared at the same time.

    I nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award.
    ✎ Teacher in Training ✎

  6. Thanks everyone for the encouragement! I am so excited about this journey!

  7. Thanks so much for the award! I'm following you now too! I'm working on the post and hopefully it'll be up and ready tonight. good luck to you and nice to virtually meet you!