Miscellaneous

Welcome to the 2016-17 School Year, Teachers and Parents!

Welcome to the new school year at Grand Ledge Public Schools! My name is Francie Skarritt and I will be teaching Language! Live at Hayes Middle School this year. I have been teaching for 29 years and am looking forward to another year using this wonderful program. Language! Live is designed to help your child…

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EdWeb.net a Great FREE Resource for Teachers

EdWeb.net may be just the thing you’re looking for if you need more FREE professional development hours and are not sure where to get them. The webinars are very user-friendly, and you can watch them when they are on and interact or listen to them whenever it fits into your schedule. You can print out…

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Giving Thanks

This is the month for giving thanks so I am sending out a big THANK YOU to each and every one of you fabulous folks that I have the privilege of working with.  Thank you for showing those around you how dedicated and passionate you are about the job you do every day.  Thank you…

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A Few Retirements at Year’s End

We, at Beagle, said a fond farewell to three incredible staff members in June. Congratulations to our beloved music teacher–Linda Winters, our chef de cuisine–Tammy Rademacher, and our secretary extraordinaire–Leah Horn. Linda Winters: Tammy Rademacher Leah Horn:

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Fluency Passage Organization Tip

If you’re like me, it’s no fun at all to make multiple trips to the copy machine, and all those fluency passages per student add up to lots of pages.  This is what I do to make things much easier organizationally… Let’s say a student is on Level N in fluency.  I would copy all…

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How to Take a Screenshot!

Here’s a quick tidbit:  If this has always been a mystery to you, it’s rather quite simple.  Go to the screen you want, click on command/shift/4.  You will see the cursor on your screen.  Use that cursor to frame the part of the page you want, let go of the cursor, and it will take…

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Welcome To My Site!

Well, as I venture into the world of blogs and websites, I have to say, it’s certainly a learning experience!   I decided to look at this as the next big adventure in my life. On my website, you will find the following things: information about me. information for teachers, such as the Helpful Hints section,…

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