Monthly Archives: April 2015

29 Apr

I wish my teacher knew

So this teacher gave her kids an assignment: Complete the sentence, “I wish my teacher knew…”  And then she posted

26 Apr

Test Prep

In the past, I’ve never really gotten behind the whole “test prep” movement.  There are a couple reasons for this.

25 Apr
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Saturday Sentiments

This week has been busting at the seams busy.  Compounded by the fact that we had somewhere in the range

25 Apr

Green Glass Doors

I like to play this game with my summer camp kids (middle schoolers) called “Green Glass Doors”.  It goes something

18 Apr

Saturday Sentiments

This week was one of those… it was full of poor choices on my part, early morning parent conferences, and

18 Apr

Que dile?

Teaching in a school where more children speak a language other than English fluently than not comes with a unique

09 Apr

15 Questions We All Have For Teachers

Alright, BuzzFeed, here goes… 1.  Do you ever show up drunk? No.  But I’m not a drinker.  I do have

08 Apr

Pearls before Swine

Preface: I wrote about a thousand different conclusions to this story to prove that I’m not a complete jerk.  I

07 Apr

No Child Ever

Imagine something that hasn’t come naturally to you.  At all.  Something you desperately wanted to learn, but you struggled so