Teacher Tuesday: My Class’ DREAM High School Book List!!


Life

Hi Friends, As a special education teacher for students with mild/moderate learning disabilities, I do a lot of reading comprehension support in my small group tutorial classes. I have loved reading since I was a kid, and I always feel so sad when my students express disinterest or worse, straight up distress about their reading […]

January 3, 2018

Teacher Tuesday: WE MADE IT!


Life

Hi Friends, Today’s post will be a short and somewhat personal one. Words cannot describe how grateful I- and all of my teacher people- are to have arrived at our first extended block of time off since August. See, teaching isn’t like a normal job. We don’t get to take time off when we want. […]

November 21, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: Gear That Keeps Me Going


Life, Writing

Hi Friends:) Last week I wrote about self care for my Teacher Tuesday post in part because I’d had a tough week and needed to use all my best self-care strategies to come out the other end feeling strong and confident. And TA-DA! Here I am! Still alive! And excited for a 4-day-work week! Part […]

November 7, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: Keeping the Cool


Life

Hi Friends:) Fellow teachers who are reading this: Did your students BLOW UP last week, as well? I don’t know what it is about the 6-week mark, guys. But for some reason every mid-October, my students lose their gosh darn minds. As a result, I spend most of late October and early November having one […]

October 24, 2017