Something about the shorter weeks at school can make them MUCH harder. All my students were hyped-up and the aggressive ones were even more so.. yesterday afternoon, there will 20 more minutes left and I had three students SCREAMING – … Continue reading Friyay! (23/365) #blogaday
I have found that it is crucial to have activities that students really like and that takes focus (especially with kindergarteners!) Closer to the beginning of the year, my students were finishing the tasks quickly and some were acting out. … Continue reading The importance of finding engaging activities (Day 14/365) #blogaday
When I decided to complete the #blogaday challenge for 2020, I was reminded of the first time I finished it successfully during graduate school. It was a great way for me to process student teaching and find interesting lessons to … Continue reading Reminiscing and relevant (Day 7 of 365) #blogaday
This just in… as of the beginning of June, Ms. Galloway has been given the opportunity to take the bull by its horns and will be teaching second/third grade all by herself! I am thrilled to announce that I will FINALLY be doing … Continue reading PRESENTING…the woman with her own classroom!
I have mentioned Brother Ali in a “favorite find” post, and his songs still give me shivers when I listen closely to the lyrics. They are true poetry! The most recent song that caught my attention is called “Pray for … Continue reading Learning from Lyrics
Even though March Slice of Life is over (where you write for 30 days straight), it really sparked my writing! I want to keep going every day for a bit 🙂 The children I nanny for used to my Volkswagen … Continue reading Kids Know Best
We have secret pal’s at my school between the teachers and every month you buy them a small something. We fill out a survey at the beginning of the year with some questions about yourself (favorite food, candy, coffee, movie, … Continue reading (March SOL) Secret Pal Success!
Over this past weekend, Nathan’s mom was in town. She is also a teacher and was telling us her schedule for the morning. She gets up at 445..! Nathan and I instantly were like “ugh…how do you get out of … Continue reading (March SOL) Positivity = productivity
Tomorrow we are off to the zoo! The students were assigned an animal, and we will be doing research while we are there. BUT it is also going to be behind the scenes because one of our families knows people … Continue reading (March SOL) Field trip fun!
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?