Thank you If You Give a Teacher a Treat for nominating me for The Sunshine Blogger Award! :)
The rules of the Sunshine Blogger Award are:
1. Post 11 random facts about yourself.
2. Answer the 11 questions asked by the blogger who nominated you.
3. Nominate 11 bloggers you think bring sunshine to the world.
4. Make up 11 questions for your nominees to answer.
11 Random Facts About Me:
#1 My favorite color is pink, but I wear a lot of black.
#2 I HATE onions. I mean LOATH them!
#3 I went to Europe to play soccer my senior year of high school.
#4 I used to be a snowboard instructor. That's actually how I met my boyfriend who is also a snowboard instructor. :)
#5 Once I start reading I love it, but I have to force myself to sit down and actually do it.
#6 I love to sleep in! Even if I'm not sleeping I just love to lay in bed!
#7 I love to workout...I love to sweat and the feeling afterwards! Give me a challenge and I will do my very best to accomplish it.
#8 I'm still very good friends with at least 3 people I went to pre-school with.
#9 I used to ride horses regularly and was part of an organization called Pony Club for about 8 years. I will say that it was not my favorite thing in the world to do, but I suppose I'm happy I did it.
#10 I can shop till I drop
#11 I have an obsession with accessories....Coach purses, Thirty-One gifts bags, scarves, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, headbands, hair clips...it's a problem...a serious problem!
Lindsay's 11 Questions for me to Answer
#1 How long have you been a teacher? I graduated in Dec. 2010, but have 2 1/2 years of teaching experience plus some subbing, but this is my first year in this position.
#2 What grades have you taught? Pre-k, K, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, & 8 These include student teaching, summer school, special ed, and regular ed.
#3 How many students do you have in your class? What was the highest and lowest number's you've had?I think the highest was 26 when I student taught in 6th grade, but right now I have about 15 kids I provide services to.
#4 Do you have a classroom theme? What is it? Yup! Polka Dots & Cupcakes!
#5 What is the most expensive items you've purchased on TpT? Why did you buy it?I'm poor and usually only use the free ones :-/ I always want to buy some though!
#6 If you could invent one thing to make the school day easier, what would it be?
Oh man, this is a loaded question! Maybe something that would tell me what some of my students were thinking or were upset about, so I didn't have to guess while I'm in the middle of dealing with their complete meltdown. Yeah it would have to a huge invention!
Okay enough about school!
#7 What could you not go a day without...okay...three things?Coffee, a shower, sleep
#8 What is your favorite store to shop in? There are so many! Coach, Banana Republic, Gap, J Crew, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, American Eagle-really I can find something just about anywhere! :)
#9 What is your favorite restaurant to eat at? Hmmm I enjoy the local pub in my town! I really can't think of my favorite!
#10 Mac or PC?Mac
#11 What is your favorite recipes to make for dinner?
I've been pretty into burgers lately, but I can't wait to be able to grill and have grilled veggies! :)
Now it's my turn to nominate 11 bloggers! I'm new to this blogging thing, so bear with me! :)
1. Mrs. Laffin's Laughs
2. The Teacher's Desk 6
3. Miss White's Classroom
4. Special Teacher for Special Kids
5. The Sassy Sub
6. A Cupcake for the Teacher
7. Coffee Cups and Lesson Plans
8. Sprinkled in Second
9. Miss Lamonts Class
10. I Teach. What's your super power?
11. Mrs. 3rd Grade
Okay now for my 11 questions:
#1 When are you totally relaxed?
#2 How do you lesson plan? Lesson plan book (paper & pen) or Electronically?
#3 What is your favorite part of your school day?
#4 What is your favorite grade to teach?
#5 Tablet or computer?
#6 What is the one thing you can't live without in your classroom?
#7 How late do you stay after school?
#8 What is you typical lunch like? Do you bring or buy and what is it usually?
#9 If you could visit anywhere in the world where would it be?
#10 What is your favorite quote?
#11 What's your biggest pet peeve?
I hope everyone joins in sunshine fun! :)