[Teaching] Back in the Saddle

And so. I’ve been back in the teaching saddle for a year now. Tried my hat at administration, learned so much from some amazing people, and realized that without kids in my daily life, I just ain’t happy (my grammar starts to go down the tubes too).  As is my penchant, I decided to try…

[Quote of the Week] Theme Songs

Earlier this year the students I had the great fortune of teaching at the time were choosing theme songs. The purpose was to help create a vision of success in their growing brains while sneaking in some reading and writing. We talked about imagining themselves enter a room, concert hall, field, meeting–whatever location would hold…

[Integrated Learning Weekly] This week in the news…

I am exploring new ways to share updated information and news with my collegues. Here is my current method. It is a List.ly list that I am hoping to curate weekly. All of these links came from my own reading from my Feedly page, Twitter, and shared articles. I save these posts using Pocket, and…

[Teaching Writing] Found Faces

Many surprising things happened today.  I woke up early, but not too early (!!!). I actually GOT up (!!!).  I took Stella the Dog for a walk after I got up (!!!).  And, I saw and took photos of fun things on my walk, AND I’ve already turned them into a writing prompt for today (!!!). Oh, and I…