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09 March 2009

Yummm meatballs...

I never have any good ideas for interesting titles, so I'm just going to start dating them.

First, in non-blog related news, I made meatballs for dinner tonight! All by myself, no recipe or anything. I'm really trying to do new things with cooking and attempting to get out of my "still-in-college-I-love-frozen-foods" stage. I ate them in a pita pocket with provelone and it was heavenly.

I'm also hopefully moving soon, which makes me excited. If everything works out the way we're planning, I'll be moving in with one of my very good friends in May or June. Keep your fingers crossed for me... I'm trying not to put all my eggs in one basket, but I reeealllly hope it works.

Overall, everything with teaching is going great. I'm in a great place with my paras and with my kids. I've been working really hard with the ABA (applied behavior analysis... basically behavior therapy for kids w/ autism) therapist who consults at my school and have been learning a lot. I'm doing really well with it and am happy, because it's something that I never felt like I'd get the hang of. My principal even told me that if I wanted to, I could do pre-K next year... which is a TON of work. The kids are so little, ABA is done all day, most aren't toilet trained, and there is a lot of oversight from the Dept. of Ed. because pre-K gets a lot of separate funding. I don't know if I'm interested, but it's nice to know that I'm one of the few people in my school who would be "qualified" to do the job.

Tomorrow should be a fun day... we have a birthday to celebrate so I baked a cake and we're having a pizza party. We get to have the pizza party because we were one of the winners in our school's science fair. Our grand prize(s) were a pizza party, take out for the adults, and a paid field trip anywhere in the 5 boroughs (within reason). So in April before our break we're going to the New York Hall of Science with 2 other classes.... even I'm looking forward to it!

1 comment:

Mom said...

I hope the Happy Birthday Girl is THRILLED to have her cake - I have a feeling she will be!!!