Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Liebster Award (Teaching Twosome Style)

Hi there!  We’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award once again by Just Keep Teaching and Mrs. Ross’s Science Class.  Thanks so much for the nominations, ladies.

To accept the nomination you must:
1. Link back to the blog that nominated you.
2. Nominate 5-11 blogs with fewer than 200 followers.
3. Answer the questions posted for you by your nominator.
4. Share 11 random facts about yourself.
5. Create 11 questions for your nominees.
6. Contact your nominees and let them know you nominated them.

Kicking It In First

Diary of A Second Grade Teacher

iHeart Second Grade

Mandelina’s Madness

Living to Learn

This time, Brian is sitting beside me while I type away, so both of our answers are below.  We took a few questions from  Lindsay and Lori.  Here are our answers.

1.  What is your favorite food EVER?

Shannon: A good burger and some fries.

Brian:  General Tso’s Chicken

2.  MAC or PC?

Shannon:  I’ll take a PC. 

Brian:  MAC-“If it ain’t MAC, it’s wack”…lol

3.  Flying or driving?

Shannon:  I love a good road trip, especially if someone else is driving.

Brian: Flying

4.  What is your greatest piece of advice for new teachers?

Shannon:  “Be sure to build a relationship with your students and families.”

Brian:  “Make it fun for you and your students!”

5.  What is your favorite children’s book?

Shannon:  “Chicken Sunday”

Brian:  “Where the Wild Things Are”

6.  How old were you when you became a teacher?

Shannon:  “21”

Brian:  “24”

7.  What was your 1st teaching assignment?

Shannon:  “Second/third grade split classroom”

Brian:  “Kindergarten”

8.  What is your favorite Disney character?

“Hands down….Minnie Mouse.  So girly.  Love her!”

Brian:  “Aladdin”

9.  Do you like animals/pets?

Both:  “No, we like other people’s pets”…lol

10.  One word to describe your personality.

Shannon:  “Shy, but after I get to know you…watch out!”

Brian:  “Unpredictable” (“This is sooooo true!” says Shannon)

Random Facts

1.  Brian:  Die hard Philadelphia Eagles fan

2.  Shannon:  Pittsburgh Steelers all the way

3.  Both:  We like to go to Hyde Park restaurant.  Great food!

4. Brian’s favorite color:  blue and black

5.  Shannon’s favorite color:  pink

6.  Both:  We did our student teaching in Las Vegas, Nevada.

7.  Both: We are college sweethearts.

8.  Both:  We do not teach in the same school district.

9.  Both:  We have two sons.  BOYS ROCK!!!

10.  Both:  We love to laugh! :)

Here are the questions for our nominees.

1.  Why did you start your own blog?

2.  Why is your favorite sweet treat?

3.  Do you have any siblings?

4.  How do you like to spend your spare time?

5.  What’s the best thing about being a teacher?

6.  If you could spend the day with a famous person, who would it be?

7.  What is your favorite season and why?

8.  Name two of your favorite school supplies and tell why they are your favorite.

9.  What is your favorite children’s book?

10. Name a blog that you love and why.

11. What is some good advice for up-and-coming bloggers?

Hope you enjoyed learning more about The Teaching Twosome!


1 comment:

  1. Nice learning more about you Shannon and Brian. I love your blog.