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The first nine weeks of school...

So many words can be used to describe the first nine weeks of school.  I bet you thought of several words as soon as you read that first line. This is the time when we make "those comments"... you know what comments I'm referring to...they are the same comments we hear our fellow educators, parents, grandparents, and students saying... there just wasn't enough time, I feel so overwhelmed, MY CALENDAR IS SO FULL, it's too much pressure, I can't do any more than what I'm already doing...
When our schedules are full, and the pressure to get the routines down and the skills taught, and for families, the skills learned... it can be just that...overwhelming and stressful!  Stress brings in negativity.  It creeps into your day little by little and before you know it, your "glass is half empty" attitude has ruined your outlook on what was meant to be a perfectly wonderful day.  

PTA:  Pause, Think, Act!   I teach my fir…