I Got Rid of My Social Media

This is my story about my positive experience getting rid of social media and taking a big step back from technology in general. It all started after I was part of a local summer festival. I was doing a lot of the behind the scenes tech work; the social media accounts, emails, scheduling etc. I […]

Parenting: The Calling (Ch. 2)

I am currently reading Paul David Tripp’s book called Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles that Can Radically Change Your Family.  It is from a Christian perspective, and though not everyone will agree with all of the advice, here are some of the things I’ve learned from the chapter. Chapter summary: This chapter was about how parents […]

Parenting: Introduction

I am currently reading Paul David Tripp’s book called Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles that Can Radically Change Your Family.  We were given this gift when our daughter was dedicated at our church. Now that I’m finished my masters, I actually feel like I have time to read it!  I will start reading some other novels as […]

Can you use breast milk on your own face?

I think these were the exact words I googled about 4 months ago. There wasn’t a lot of info out there, but I did find one girl’s story about using her sister’s breast milk on her face for her acne so I figured I would try it! When I had my daughter 6 months ago, […]

Princess Culture and Early Childhood Education: Application

In my last post, I ended with some questions about what we, as teachers or early childhood educators, could do to combat the racialized and gendered messages that our students are being bombarded with in their Disney princess/superhero culture. We need to remember that racial understanding makes its way into our classrooms without effort. “Race is a structuring […]

EC&I 834 Summary of Learning

I used Emaze.com for my summary of learning! It’s a great alternative to Powerpoint, Keynote, or Prezi as a presentation tool. One of Emaze’s options is to create a mini site. It’s a really neat way to showcase learning! Here is a quick screen cast to explain how to navigate the mini site. Explore my […]

Feedback Considerations

It was great to hear the positive feedback around our Genius Hour course prototype. Our group had a lot of fun putting together the online Genius Hour course, and we wanted it to be as practical and usable as possible. Initially, we had the course set for grades 3-8.  I am a grade two teacher, […]