Teaching

My journey as a classroom teacher.

Teachers Embracing and Uplifting Teachers

Teachers Embracing and Uplifting Teachers

Professional Learning Community (PLC). Personal Learning Network (PLN). These two terms are commonly used in the education community to describe how educators connect themselves with others in order to better themselves. You could use these words interchangeably, or you could separate them by talking about the people who help you…
Student-Led Book Clubs

Student-Led Book Clubs

Trying Something New So, I tried something new. Thus is the life of a teacher, right? I am always trying new things and each year is always so different. One thing that I changed this year pretty drastically is my book clubs. Where I started Each year, my book clubs…
One Word 2018

One Word 2018

My One Word for 2018 MINDFUL I have chosen my one word for 2018! It is mindful! I chose this word for a couple of reasons: I have really begun to recognize my anxiety and my need for meditation on crazy days. Mindfulness has recently been introduced to me as…
Thankful

Thankful

The bell rang to signal the end of the crazy day that is the last day before Winter Break. I saw all of my students rush out to their cars and buses. I hugged a few (one giving me a super long and much needed hug-maybe for both of us)…
Reflection Is Key To Success

Reflection Is Key To Success

I am halfway through my fifth year of teaching! As I look back at where I started five years ago, I realize that I have grown so much as a teacher and as a human being. I have learned so much about myself and how to treat others. I am…