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New Classroom!!!!

Can you tell I'm super excited? I've been teaching in a teeny tiny room for the last three years. My room was originally built as a "Resource Room" and the only good thing I can say about it was the office had plenty of storage, but the actual room was the size of a closet. Out in blogland, I'm always surprised when I see pictures of other teachers' rooms and they call their rooms tiny. I would happily trade them for their "tiny" rooms.

This past year, I was lucky enough to utilize the resource room across the hall for literacy and free centers. The two rooms together actually equal the size of a normal classroom. Though it was much better, it is nice to finally graduate to a full size classroom, and have all my stuff in one space.

Last week, I set about the task of moving. I can't believe I had so much stuff. I'm super excited about my new LARGE classroom and the fact that I get to share an office with my teaching buddy! We taught across the hall from each other for two years before she moved into a large room last year.

So this week, pray for me. I'm going in...


My task is to get everything in its place before kindergarten screenings on August 9th and 10th. Sounds doable, right? Except I have a workshop on the 7th and 8th. I better get busy!!!



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Rose said…
Good Luck. I had to do the same thing a couple of years ago, but it was well worth moving everything to have the nice bigger room.
Rose

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Heather's Heart said…
Wahoo for a bigger room! My room looks about like that right now and I didn't move rooms. Lol! =)

I am happy to be your newest follower. I would love for you to hop over and visit me when you get the chance. =)


Heather
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