Yesterday was move-in day. I woke up bright and early, and then made my husband do the same so he could load the box van with/for me. Honestly, he is the Tetris Master of loading box vans. Armed with a tape measure, he positioned 10 tables and 32 chairs into the van, along with my … More Move-In Day Arrives… Kind of.
I am thrilled to say that I have met a significant goal today: I now have acquired enough table space and chairs for 40 students (crossing my fingers the classes are no bigger than that this year!). In fact, I have stacks and stacks of chairs and tables across my patio at the moment! A … More Making Progress!
So, it has been a while. Between crazy yearbook deadlines, teaching, family, and M.Ed. classes, this was a clear place to save time. Honestly, time is still at premium because I don’t know how to take a break. This is legitimately something I would like to work on as an area of personal growth, but … More Creating the Calming Classroom
No lie: this teacher’s resources constantly inspire me. I just finished an action research plan on the use of her 5-Minute Grading System for one of my M.Ed classes, and I am anxious to get to put the plan into action. Even without having conducted the research yet, I can confidently say that this system … More Superhero Shoutout: Laura Randazzo