Newbie Blogger Link UP

Newbie bloggers! Yay!  I’m so excited to find some new bloggers….I’m linking up with Grade Three is the Place for me.  I still consider myself a newbie blogger because I don’t have 100 followers so I hope it still counts 🙂

Questions to Answer: 

 1.  what state you are in
    2.  your current teaching position
    3.  your teaching experience
    4.  when you started blogging
    5.  share a blogging tip / blogging resource

1. I’m in Missouri
2. I’m student teaching starting in August in second grade 🙂
3. I’ve done my practicums in 2nd grade and 1st grade, but subbed in K-5, music, art, and counseling classes numerous times
4. I started blogging in March! Its fantastic to share all my ideas and find so many more!  
5. Use Pinterest, you can pin images from your blog…that’s where a lot of my traffic comes from.
You can track who pins images from your site by using this and just changing the red part with your website!  Hope this helps!

Also, look at your stats- they can really help see what posts are getting read the most and what your readers might want to see more of! 
Go check out more newbie bloggers- we’ve all been there, show them some love!

Remember….my 100 follower GIVEAWAY!
Spin on the classic giveaway- everybody wins in mine!  I’ll put my Static Electricity Stations on sale for FREE so everyone has a chance to grab it!  Tell your friends and spread the word.
Click the button the left (under followers) to join!

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  1. Ashley Nicole on July 20, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    Great idea about using Pinterest! I am your newest follower! Substitute teaching was an amazing experience and by far when I learned the most!

    I nominated you for the “Liebster Blog” award which means “favorite” or “dearest” in German. Come visit me to pick up your award! 🙂

    Ashley @ Fierce in Fourth

  2. Tracey Schimke on July 20, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    I found you through the Newbie Blog Hop. I'm your newest follower. Come and check my newbie blog out when you get the chance.
    Third Grade All Stars

  3. Layla Wiedrick Henry on July 20, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    I love how blogs connect us all. It is great to meet you! I am your newest follower! I am a new blogger too and found you on the newbie blog hop. I am looking forward to seeing your freebie. I love connecting with other teachers and getting new ideas!

    Fancy Free in Fourth

  4. Janis Leach on July 20, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    I'm glad you joined the Newbie blog hop! I wish Pinterest and blogging had been around when I was student teaching! Thanks for the detailed Pinterest/blogging tips. I haven't yet pinned anything from my blog in Pinterest.

    Grade Three is the Place for Me

  5. Cyndi Lacy on July 20, 2012 at 8:05 pm

    I found you through the blog hop and am your newest follower! What part of Missouri are you in? I am in the St. Louis area!! Brigid from Brigid's Daily Lesson Log and Josh from Mr. B's Beach Brains are in Missouri too!!

    Come check out my blog when you have some time!

    Lacy's Letters

  6. Teacher Mom of 3 on July 21, 2012 at 2:15 am

    I'm your newest follower! I student taught 23 years ago, and I still remember the excitement and newness of it all. I fell in love with teaching immediately! I wish you all the best! Lauren
    Teacher Mom of 3

  7. Amy Grout on July 21, 2012 at 2:45 am

    Hi…I just found your blog through the Newbie Blog Hop and am now a follower. I hope you hop over to my blog for a visit.
    Adventures In Teaching

  8. Kelly on July 21, 2012 at 3:01 am

    I am your newest follower from the hop and now you have 100 followers!! 🙂

  9. S. Simpson on July 21, 2012 at 4:45 pm

    Thanks for the tip on how to track myself on pinterest. . .great tip.

    ✰ Stacy

    Simpson Superstars

  10. Mrs D on July 21, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    Welcome to teaching! I too pin my posts, lol. I'm your newest follower.

    Mrs. D

    Reading with Mrs. D

  11. Patti Wilson on July 22, 2012 at 3:51 am

    It is great connecting with you through the blog hop! Can't wait to explore your blog!!

    One Class, One Sound

  12. Samantha Pasqua on July 22, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Good luck on your student teaching! I completed mine last fall with second graders as well. I'm your newest follower! Best of luck 🙂

  13. Jen on July 22, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    Thanks for the great blogging tips!
    Found you through the blog hop!
    I am your newest follower!
    Jen's Kinder Kids
    Please Come & Visit!

  14. Tina721 on July 22, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    Amber, I just finished student teaching on December 13th, and started teaching full time the next day! Thanks for the Pintrest tip! I'm trying to learn all about it. Wish me luck. Check out my blog if you get a chance, I'm trying to get followers as well so I hope this helps!

  15. Kelley Dolling on July 22, 2012 at 10:07 pm

    Student teaching is such a fun adventure. I did a round in 4th and another in 1st . . . loved 'em both! Good luck this year my dear!

    Kelley Dolling
    Teacher Idea Factory

  16. Ms.Lee @ Calling Plays in 2nd Grade on July 23, 2012 at 3:33 am

    This blog hop has gotten huge.I'm your newest follower. If you get a chance visit my blog @ Calling Plays in 2nd Grade.


  17. Bright Concepts 4 Teachers on July 23, 2012 at 6:16 am

    I found your blog from the newbie blog hop! Congrats on your student teaching assignment. I started teaching second grade last year and LOVE every minute of it. Good Luck this year. I am your newest follower. Stop by my blog when you get a chance.
    Bright Concepts 4 Teachers

  18. Corinna Woita on July 23, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    Hi Amber,
    I’m your newest follower! I am also a Newbie Blogger, so I appreciate all of the sharing of advice and ideas. Thanks for the Pinterest link! I love learning new tech tricks!
    You are going to have a great time with your student teaching!
    Teaching Fabulous Firsties!

  19. Tracy Tegeler on July 24, 2012 at 2:47 am

    I am so happy that I stumbled across your blog through the linky party! Welcome Bloggy Newbie!
    Drop by anytime 🙂


    Creekside Teacher Tales

  20. Angela on July 24, 2012 at 6:17 am

    I am your newest follower. Love your name. I have given you a blog award. Hop over to my blog to follow me and claim your award! Love your blog name!

    Hoppin in First Grade

  21. Jessica Wood on July 24, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    I just found your blog through the newbie blog hop and I am your newest follower!! It is so cute!! I would love for you to visit when you have a chance.

    Mrs. Wood's Class

  22. amy on July 25, 2012 at 1:50 am

    Hello! I just found your blog through this hop! I am a 2nd grade teacher. Good luck with your student teaching this year. I have found 2nd to be my ultimate grade level!
    If you get a moment, stop on over and visit my blog.
    Where Seconds Count

  23. Kristin on July 25, 2012 at 2:16 am

    Hello, new follower here. I love your tip. I'll have to remember that when I get a few more posts up. Right now, there isn't much to put on Pinterest. 🙂 If you get a chance, stop by and check my blog out!

    Teaching In A Nutshell

  24. carriebeez on July 28, 2012 at 5:41 am

    Hi! I nominated you for a couple awards….come on over & check 'em out 🙂

    The First Grade Derby

  25. Praises from a Wife and Mommy! on July 28, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    I found you through the blog hop! 🙂 Nice to meet you and Im looking forward to getting to know you.

  26. Mrs. Goodwin on July 29, 2012 at 2:01 am

    Found you through the newbie blog hop. Have fun with your substitute teaching. We all need great substitute teachers and it's the best way to get noticed to get a real teaching job.


  27. Cindy on July 30, 2012 at 12:03 am

    Following…I love your background!

  28. Ashley on August 2, 2012 at 1:26 am

    Hi! I found your blog through the Newbie Blog hop! I am now following your blog and have nominated you for the Liebster Blog award! Stop on by to pick it up! :o)

    Inspire, Dream, & Create! 

  29. Tammy Tweten on August 7, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    Hi Amber,
    Found you on the blog hop! I"m a newbie too and I'd love to have you hop over to check out my blog when you get a chance. 🙂
    Your newest follower,

  30. grella monsters on August 16, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    Hi Amber,

    I am your newest follower. Your page is too cute!I found you through the newbie blog hop!

    I had to laugh at your post about not having 100 followers. I am soooo new that I don't even have 10 followers…stop over and check out my page!


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