Category Archives: life

HAPPY 2015!

Happy New Year Everyone! I hope yours is as good as mine is going to be!

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About That Kid!

Dear Readers, Here is a great read about “that kid” in your child’s class who disrupts, hurts your child, and hits other children, among other things. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/11/14/teacher-to-parents-about-that-kid-the-one-who-hits-disrupts-and-influences-your-kid/

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My Threshold!

Dear Readers, I discovered something about myself last night. It was always my belief that I could take a nap later in the day in order to last long into the night. Well, I discovered that I was wrong. Even … Continue reading

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So Much To Write About!

Dear Readers, Usually at the end of the year I have what I call The Quickening. For those of you who are not Syfy fans, that’s a reference to the movie Highlander. In the movie there are beings- Immortals- who … Continue reading

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Resource Lab, Final Part 2!

Dear Readers, The finals went very smoothly. I was able to see in real time who did or did not complete it. One con: it would have been easier to have a paper final. I was so in love with … Continue reading

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Vacation, Here I Am!

Dear Readers, I was in the house for all of four minutes and I had on my pajamas & my newly arrived Netflix movie popped in. I am kicking in the door screaming, “Vacation, here I am!”

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Sicky McSickerton Me!

I am so sick. It hit so suddenly that I was totally unprepared for it. I didn’t think I’d get sick this year because I’m happy and I’m not super-stressed. I was ridiculously sick on Wednesday morning, but since I … Continue reading

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Knocked it Out the Park!!!

Dear Readers, I’m not sure why I’m surprised that I knocked the ball out the park with my latest PD that I presented it with my co-teacher. Presentations are my strong suit. So, it should have come as no surprise. … Continue reading

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I Should Have Known!!!

Dear Readers, As I was pushing into one of the math classes I support, I was taken aback that a student I was helping in 9th grade didn’t know her multiplication tables. Now, this particular student is something. In the … Continue reading

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Nerdy Me!

Dear Readers, I feel like such a nerd! “Why?,” you ask. Well, I’ve just recently learned Google docs, Edmodo, Kahoot!, and a host of other online & tech programs I was previously able to use. Well, I spent the better … Continue reading

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