Adventures of a Teacher Nerdfighter

Nerd life really is better than regular life.

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neil-gaiman:

gameofthorins:

I want to spend a day in the mind of Neil Gaiman, honestly. 

You really don’t. It’s weird in here. Also I think that thing over there in the corner of my mind is moving.

Don’t look. Maybe it won’t see us.

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Not Resolutions

iamlittlei:

This will be the year of clearing: of leaving work with a clean desk every day and making my bed in the mornings.

This will be the year of keeping track: of beer, and books, ideas, impressions, reflections.

This will be the year of self-care: of going to bed a little earlier, moving my body a bit more, working a little less, and enjoying the happinesses in my daily life.

This will be the year I unbury myself from teaching and build an existence outside of my classroom and lesson plans.

YES!

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My new students chose their table names today. I don’t know about you, but I see very high Nerdfighter potential here!

My new students chose their table names today. I don’t know about you, but I see very high Nerdfighter potential here!

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animalasaysrauer:

thetardisnamedsexy:

If any awesome Nerdfighters out there are interested in having a Hanklerfish car decal, like this one, designed by Eric Geusz, Avery Vincent, Timothy Martin, Teresa Ross, and Alex Crouse from the Adult Nerdfighters group on Facebook please like, reblog, and tag this post! Please do not remove my caption.
Edited to add:
There’s a Kickstarter in the works for the decal. The design is finished and the first manufacturing order of 500 has been placed. I’ll keep you guys updated and post the Kickstarter link as soon as I get it. ;)

Count me in!

AWESOME!

animalasaysrauer:

thetardisnamedsexy:

If any awesome Nerdfighters out there are interested in having a Hanklerfish car decal, like this one, designed by Eric Geusz, Avery Vincent, Timothy Martin, Teresa Ross, and Alex Crouse from the Adult Nerdfighters group on Facebook please like, reblog, and tag this post! Please do not remove my caption.

Edited to add:

There’s a Kickstarter in the works for the decal. The design is finished and the first manufacturing order of 500 has been placed. I’ll keep you guys updated and post the Kickstarter link as soon as I get it. ;)

Count me in!

AWESOME!

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The best part of our classroom library: Anthologies of NaNoWriMo stories by former students! The new kids love to read them. It’s always exciting when they write about them in their reading journals, just like they do with other published work.

The best part of our classroom library: Anthologies of NaNoWriMo stories by former students! The new kids love to read them. It’s always exciting when they write about them in their reading journals, just like they do with other published work.

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Nerds of a Feather

Nerds of a Feather

One week to go before school begins! Today I spent a wonderful afternoon discussing Reading Workshop with colleagues. Some of us are trying it for the first time. Others shared their experiences and resources. This was not official professional development but every bit as valuable — maybe more so, since it came from a common interest and a genuine desire to improve our teaching in ways that feel…

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