Hi everyone!

First thing on my To Do list this summer is to be more regular about posting on my blog. I love blogging and getting to know other bloggers and teachers out there.

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Today I'm linking up with a summer long linky called
 2 For Tuesday
Every Tuesday, 2 items in my store will be on sale. The discounts will vary from week to week and product to product.
This week's products are great products to start next school year with!  I know I know....really early to start thinking that way.
PRODUCT 1 Sight Word Worksheets Level 1.
This set of worksheets give easy sight word practice in multiple ways. Practicing includes reading, tracing the word, search, find and circle the words among other known words and cut and paste letters to make the words.
PRODUCT 2  Alphabet Assessment Packs
This product includes 5 different ways to assess letter naming and identification. You can use individual letter assessment, or choose from letter identification from groups of 2, 3, 4, and 5 letters.
An assessment sheet is included for each packet so you can track progress over several different assessment times. I used mine for assessing students at the end of each grading period.

2 Great Products on sale just for you! Click on the link below to take you straight to the custom category in my store.

2 For Tuesday Sale

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Until next time!


WOW! What a year! I am finished!! What about you?  Have you finished your school year yet? 
Here in Central Florida, we finished our year on the 5th of June. However this year was different for me.  No more school bells for me.  No more IEPs. No more 5:30 mornings. YES!  After teaching for 37 years, I have retired. HURRAY!!!! Clap, clap clap!

Today is Sunday and I'm celebrating the fact I don't have to turn my attention to what needs to be done to prepare for lessons on Monday or Tuesday or Wednesday... Well you get the idea. It was kind of a ritual with me. Saturday was mine to have fun, do errands and then SUNDAY- time to turn my thoughts to what I need for teaching. 

It was a long year for many reasons, but for me, it was probably seemed long because it was my last.  Yes, I have retired!  Sometimes I still can't quite wrap my head around it.

I have taught  some in general elementary education classes, but the love of my career was teaching children in different types of Special Education classes or Exceptional Student Education (ESE) as Florida calls it. I taught students with many different types of disabilities from Specific Learning Disabilities in resource and self contained classrooms, Varying Exceptionalities finally students with Intellectual Disabilities (InD) and students on the Autism spectrum.

So does retirement mean I stop caring for educating children with special needs? NO!
So does retirement mean I stop blogging about special education? NO!


What it actually means is I have MORE time to blog, and MORE ideas  to write and share about.
I started blogging a couple of years ago  and have so many little seeds of ideas to share, but teaching my kids took precedence. SO NOW- come along with me on this next journey and lets see what develops of all my little seeds.
Thanks to Ashley Hughes for the graphics https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Ashley-Hughes-38

I am so excited at the prospects that lay before me. 
Watch this space for information, give-aways, bloghops and YES - more FREEBIES!



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