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A School Time Rap and a Fresh Facebook Page!

I recently created a Facebook page to share teaching resources and ideas.  It will follow a similar format with links to new products and freebies in my store as well as teaching ideas and sprinkled with love.  It is called “Some Divine Intervention” (clever, eh?) and here is the link if you’d like to check it out!


I would love you to like it and I really appreciate your comments!

And I also wanted to share this music rap video created by a group of students from the elementary school I teach at (with help from some parents and a teacher!)  It is so cool.

School Time Promo Video

I just love it.

“If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”

(Romans 10:9)

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A Milestone Achievement and a *MONSTERS* Flash Freebie to Celebrate!

This week I am celebrating a “milestone” on Teachers Pay Teachers!  To celebrate, I made my MONSTERS Fluency Passage, Comprehension Activities & Craft Outlines FREE for one week only as part of the celebration.  This product was featured on, posted yesterday, August 19 with this comment:

“Spookily cool! MONSTERS Fluency Passage, Comprehension Activities & Craft Outlines is free for a moment in celebration of a recent milestone achievement. Well played, Courtney Keimer!”

Check it out here!

MONSTERS Feature Link!

Click on the picture for the link to the ***Flash Freebie*** in my TPT store!


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Additionally, I was featured on the Teachers Pay Teachers Newsletter and Blog on August 17 as a “Milestone Achiever!”

Here is the link if you’d like to check it out!  {I am #9!}

Teachers Pay Teachers Blog

I am so humbled and beyond excited about this opportunity.  Teachers Pay Teachers is such a blessing!

And I love this verse…

“May my teaching drop as the rain, my speech distill as the dew, like gentle rain upon the tender grass, and like showers upon the herb.”

(Deuteronomy 32:2)

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Teachers Pay Teachers is so awesome.  Since some schools start after Labor Day and what teacher doesn’t have needs even after school’s back?


They’re throwing a special one-day back-to-school boost sale on Wednesday, August 20th!


Everything in my store will be 20% off (except for bundles which are already marked 20% off!) so when you use the promo code BOOST, you can receive an additional 10% off!

In more good news, I was recently featured in the Teachers Pay Teachers Newsletter and Blog and a milestone achiever!  Here is the link:

Teachers Pay Teachers Blog

I am #9.

“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

(1 Corinthians 10:31)

God is so good.



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The Top 10 Reasons I Will Miss My Teacher-Friend

This post is dedicated to my friend, Mrs. Meinberg. We have taught together for the past 5 years and she took a position at another district this year. During the time we have worked together, she has gotten married and changed her name, and has been one of the first people I’ve told both times I found out I was pregnant.  Here are the top ten reasons that I will miss her.

10) I am not a morning person, but her sweet spirit made breakfast duty bearable.

9) She is both fun and funny, a great combination.

8) She is always willing to help out, sometimes even without being asked.

7) She has an amazingly positive attitude.

6) She cares about her students and advocates for them.

5) She doesn’t give up on her students.

4) She is kind and compassionate.

3) She is a great friend.

2) She is an awesome teacher, knowledgable and effective.

1) She is simply a wonderful person, and she will be missed.


I made this picture for her and gave it to her on one of the last days of school as a small token of teacher love and appreciation.  Nothing new here, they are all over Pinterest, but it was the best I could come up with. 🙂  Good luck Mrs. Mienberg!  Your new district is lucky to have you!



“The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense.”

Proverbs 27:9

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Teachers Pay Teachers Back to School Sale!

August is here and it’s time to get ready to go back to school!  To celebrate, Teachers Pay Teachers is throwing a website wide sale.  As a seller, I am also participating in the sale and selling all my products at 20% off (excluding bundles which are already 20% off the regular price!), and with the website discount, you can save up to 28% off of everything!  Just use the promo code BTS14 to get the additional savings!  Click on the picture for the link to my store!


TeachersPayTeachers® is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original downloadable educational materials, hard goods and used educational resources.  Teachers Pay Teachers believes that real teachers create the most relevant and engaging educational resources.  Their open marketplace model supercharges resource quality, quantity, and availability. It benefits sellers who enhance their craft, reach more students and create more engaging resources.  It benefits buyers by offering innovative, teacher-tested ideas and saves them time creating their own materials!

Bringing educators together forms a powerful community that shares best practices, raises the bar for all, and compensates our best curriculum developers.

In the end, everyone wins, especially students. And that’s what it’s all about. 🙂

(From Teachers Pay Teachers Website – About Us).

The sale runs Monday and Tuesday, August 4th and 5th.

I hope you get great deals and love everything you get!

Thank you so much.


“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

James 1:17