I had spent many a night wondering “What is my calling? What am I here to do?” but hearing only silence. What does it mean to Live The Good Life?
This blog will (hopefully) just be a quick jot on the topic of the week: Joy, Happiness, and Fun As a very passionate and proud Pre-K teacher, I do not have any trouble finding happiness, joy, and fun in my job and in the learning journey I share with my “littles.” However, in a small […]
Routines are important and help us through the day. What if we want to be a bit more creative?
I have a very bright, quick-witted, downright funny 11 year old son, Ryan, who absolutely hates school, most of the time. From kindergarten through second grade, he would wake up angrily every morning for school, complain loudly about it being a complete waste of his time, and trudge through his morning routine. I’m an educational … Continue reading Joy, Happiness, & Fun: Elusive or Inclusive in Your Classroom?
Imagine you walk into your doctor’s office, ready for the follow-up appointment where the results of your diagnostic tests are . . . Read more
With my first teaching contract, three of the classes I was assigned were Practical Applied Arts. The school I am at is great because it has a large woodworking shop, welding supplies, a full home ec room complete with three stations, and administration who was willing to help as needed. All of this is great…except … Continue reading PAA-Practical Applied Arts also known as Please Anticipate Accidents →
While working recently with a high school mathematics team to write quality common assessments, I asked the teachers to bring . . . Read more
Fun, Happiness, Joy – where do you find these in school?