Without getting political in a decidedly heated political time, I have to wonder where free speech and the freedom of individual thought has gone. It seems there's an active witch hunt among Americans these days that aims to stifle our individuality. Frankly I'm a little scared. It is no one's business who another person votes… Continue reading Where has all the freedom gone?
I am beyond thrilled to have made it to the student teaching phase of my education. For those of you who don't know, I am earning my Masters in Teaching Secondary English. I've been working on my degree since June of 2019. Little did I know just how different the world would be when I… Continue reading Student Teaching amid a Pandemic (part 1)
I've always loved the first few days back at school. I still remember how excited I felt picking out my "first day of school" outfit, shopping for shoes... The butterflies that first morning... Now, as a parent of two middle schoolers, I get to experience those feelings with my own kids. And as a teacher… Continue reading This is it! The Big Sale is Here!
I don't think my kids are going back to school this year... How about you? I wouldn't say that I'm freaking out, but "thrilled" is not the word I would use either. I love my kids of course! And it has actually been nice (and undramatic) spending as much time together as we have been.… Continue reading Navigating the New Normal