Oh my word. YOU GUYS. I feel so out of sorts with my life right now that I can't even remember the last time that I blogged. And I LOVE blogging! I have been a little more active on Instagram so maybe you're catching up with me on there . . . so some of what I'm about to say may be redundant. BUT HOLY COW WHAT IS THIS LIFE THAT WE ARE LIVING? I start school WITH CHILDREN two ... Read More about
You might remember that back in March when all of this first happened, and our schools went online, and we were all told to self quarantine and shelter in place that I spoke on Instagram (and maybe even here on my blog) that I was completely and totally against primary students using digital resources because BY GOLLY, THEY NEED TO PICK UP A PENCIL AND USE IT. And while I was at it, I said they ... Read More about WHO AM I?
I don't even know where to begin! Hello! How are you? Once again, it's been a couple of weeks since I've blogged, and I know that's not at all normal, and it actually makes me sad because I enjoy writing, but what do I have to say? Hmmm. Okay, I can think of three things! ONE Let me tell you that I survived Distance Learning. The year is over. It's bizarre, it doesn't feel ... Read More about THREE THINGS
Hi! How are you? Like, REALLY and TRULY, how are you? I'm done. Not with school, not technically, but I'm mentally and emotionally done with just about everything. I don't want this to become a whiny post because I feel like that's all I've been doing lately, but I am also always about keeping it real so I'm going to try to find some kind of a balance. I know the last time I ... Read More about Checking In
Remember when Zoom Zoom was what that little kid said on the Mazda commercials? I long for that commercial. Because Zoom Zoom just meant that the Mazda car could go fast. And now Zoom Zoom, or just Zoom, or Zooming means I'm trying to teach, engage, and manage my students FROM AFAR. And, in the beginning, I was SO EXCITED about it. I can't even tell you how EXCITED I was. I couldn't ... Read More about Zoom Zoom
Are you surviving Distance Learning? Or, better yet, Distance Teaching? I know. I am on the struggle bus, too, and I'm right there with you. I can't even wrap my head around the thought that I have seven more weeks of this. 🤯 I know every state, every district, and every school is different. I've heard some teachers cannot use any paper/pencil whatsoever with their students, and ... Read More about Let Me Help You