23 May

Saturday Sentiments

So much is happening this week.  My principal and I had our annual one-on-one meeting to discuss this past year.

21 May

Graphic Organizers

If you walk into my classroom, you’ll instantly see my obsession with graphic organizers. My kids eat and breathe graphic

21 May

Virtual Classrooms

When I was working an an educational technology non-profit, I was given the opportunity to get certified in online teaching

16 May

Saturday Sentiments

This week was our multicultural fair at school, which I resented tremendously, because it mostly seemed like just one more

06 May

Laziness is the Mother of Invention

Anyone who tells you otherwise is either lying or hasn’t lived in 21st century America.  Last week, laziness led to

02 May

Saturday Sentiments

I feel a bit like a broken record, as I started typing “some kind of a week” at the start

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