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Posting a Slice

I'm writing this post on my phone, which should be an indication of how my day has gone.
Although I blogged yesterday about my good intentions for the weekend, it hasn't gone quite as planned.

I woke up at 3:00 am wth a searing headache that didn't let up till about 9:30 after a hot shower, and some extra strength Tylenol. Then, off to my son's piano and art classes, back to back. Next stop, the pool but the skies were threatening and the air was cool.

Scratch the pool.

Next stop, the mall to pay some bills and get my son's picture developed for his photography class. Check.

Another stop to pick up some movies at the video store. And, finally we arrived home for dinner and a movie.

Everything's fine even though it didn't start out that way. Then, I went to sit down at my computer and for the last 20 minutes I haven't been able to connect to the internet. Thanks to 3G I can post my slice even if my slice is about having trouble posting.

Tomorrow will be a better day.
March Slice of Life Challenge, Day #15
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No answers. 

Just questions.

(1) What purpose do math stations serve in my classroom?

(2) How can I continue to engage writers without overwhelming them or me?

(3) How can I determine if my tangled readers are learning to be better readers from the books they choose to read?

(4) How can I strike a balance between student choice and making sure my students learn what they need to learn at any given time?

(5) Am I demanding too much from my students?

As I find responses and solutions to these issues, I will post some ideas on my blog.

Any thoughts are more than welcomed!