A Post I Never Thought I’d Be Writing

When my children were looking at colleges, my husband and I encouraged them to venture outside their comfort zones. We wanted them to embrace new experiences, explore unfamiliar places, and meet people with different backgrounds. We wanted them to do what was scary and uncomfortable, as we figured those experiences would benefit them throughout their…

Finally…My Year End Reflection

It's been almost 2 weeks since I packed up my classrooms and locked the doors. And since that time, I haven't had a chance to come up for air. But in a good way. I've been on the move. And yes, this is how I am justifying my absence from the blog. Besides, I needed…

And the Survey Says…

Twice a year, teachers in my district are required to survey the students in their class(es). The first survey is delivered in October. Students are invited to answer questions pertaining to their experiences in class (aka...'Rate Your Teacher'). And then, teachers analyze the results, wipe the tears from their eyes, swallow the lump in their…