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Missing you!


Hey gang, I hope all is going well with you! I am learning a lot at this conference that I hope to help me improve my teaching for you.  I wish you could be down here enjoying the beautiful weather. Here is a picture I took during a quick break between sessions. Be jealous! s!

Blogging Challenge Week 5


Yes, it is that time again! I have loved reading all of your posts and comments! I hope you are finding the blogs a helpful tool for sharing your thoughts. This week’s challenge is to think about schools and create some post, poll, or video about the topic of school. You may want to visit […]

Blogging Challenge Weeks 3 – 4


Images are an important part of creating an appealing blog and can add to your writing. This week’s challenge is to add an image. That may sound easy, but the challenge is that it must be an image that is meant to be shared. Most people just grab an image they find on Google and […]

Blogging Challenge Week 2


Hello Friends, Here is the list of activities for you to complete this week. Create an “About Me” page Add the Search widget to your site Create a quality comment on someone’s post. If you would like to check out students’ sites outside of our classmates, click here to access a list of other students […]

A New Perspective


Lately, I have been feeling hopeless. All the hate, all the disasters…it feels like we are losing our humanity. We have moments of sheer evil such as the Las Vegas shooting, followed by people from both sides of the political fence using such tragedies to stand on a pulpit and point fingers. As I reflected […]

Balancing Life


I am currently working on getting my Doctoral degree in between teaching, coaching, and mom duties. Needless to say, these days I don’t feel like I am doing a good job at any of them. When a student tells me that he or she didn’t get their reading done or an assignment, I get frustrated, […]

Why I love teaching


I know this will sound so cliche’, but I really love my job. I get to spend my days learning with teens who have such an amazing perspective and constantly remind me to keep grounded. I have been teaching for nearly 30 years, and every year it is always different in the best ways. This […]

Welcome to the 2017 – 2018 School Year


Welcome to 8th grade Fieldcrest Middle School Language Arts. I am so excited to have the privilege to be your teacher this year. I know we are going to engage in deep reading, thoughtful writing, and critical thinking. Meet Mrs. K My name is Mrs. Koudelka. I have taught 7th and 8th grade Language Arts […]

We are Fieldcrest!

We are Fieldcrest!

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Student Blogging Challenge 2017

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Book Love Summer Book Club 2018’s bookshelf: read

Book Love Summer Book Club 2018

Book Love Summer Book Club 2018
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Join us to create a community of teachers who are disrupting old habits… reading, thinking and teaching differently. Join us in the 2018 Book Love Foundation’s Summer Book Club!

Books we’ve read

180 Days: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Brown Girl Dreaming
I'll Give You the Sun

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