Right now, I am currently having a dilemma at my work – whether to stay in the wonderful environment as an assistant teacher or move to another school in order to become a regular elementary teacher. It is so tough … Continue reading (March SOL) School or success?
The school that Sasha (not her name) goes to has beautiful murals all over the buildings! It is through a community project I believe, or maybe a coworker is an amazing painter and decided to make the school prettier. One … Continue reading (March SOL) Admiring Art
“How do you snap?” asked Sasha (not her real name) “Well you put your thumb and second finger together, and move them quickly like this” I responded She then attempted it and it barely made a sound. “You want to … Continue reading (March SOL) Inspiring Moment!
When I was a child, you couldn’t pay me to pick up a book and actually read for enjoyment! But as an adult, I do like to sit down and relax with a book – when working at the daycare, … Continue reading (March SOL) Reconnecting with reading…trying!
With my long commute (over an hour, sometimes two!) across town in the mornings and home, I decided to listen to podcasts last year. I was … Continue reading (March SOL) Podcasts igniting my mind
“Who knew raising children was hard?!” “I sure didn’t as a teacher and after school nanny!” Said no one ever.. I could always see how difficult and taxing having a job and being a parent can be from observing the … Continue reading (March SOL) Easy, breezy beautiful…children
This year has been tough with the cost of living outweighing my incoming paychecks at times, but I think the “universe nymphs” have decided that I have taken my toll with stress in the past few months. This week my … Continue reading Figuring out finances
I amt typing this sfor speed not acfraucy (5.21 seconds) I am typing this for accuracy, not speed. (9.55 seconds) my students think speed is better … Continue reading The Tell-All About Typing
I always start my Christmas shopping at Black Friday because the sales do not have to only benefit me. Lower prices = more gifts I can … Continue reading Hankering for the Holidays
In grad school, I was lucky enough to have an amazing writing class which taught us the ins and outs of Lucy Calkins’ program. I instantly fell in love with wanting to teach this way – there are conferences with … Continue reading What’s happening with Writing?