Other Stuff, Teaching

If I Could Turn Back Time… Lessons Learned In Twenty Years Of Teaching

Do you ever wish that you owned a time machine? You know, a way to go back and give yourself sage advice. Maybe you want to stop yourself from making a decision that you know would help avoid pain and trouble along the way. Perhaps you want to tell yourself to avoid taking that job… Continue reading If I Could Turn Back Time… Lessons Learned In Twenty Years Of Teaching

Other Stuff, Teaching

What’s In My Teacher Bag?

My new teacher bag is beautiful and custom designed! I am a girl who likes to be prepared for anything. My handbags often border on being luggage. People raise an eyebrow and ask if I am carrying a few bricks with me. It's like a Mary Poppins bag of treasures. I just like to carry… Continue reading What’s In My Teacher Bag?

Fashion

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year?

August has arrived, and that means summer vacation is pretty much over. Waa waa! Aisles of markers, pencils, and notebooks popped up at Target on July 5. Department stores have been filling the racks with denim, jackets, and sneakers. My inbox is full of daily discounts on crisp, new backpacks and lunch boxes. That's right,… Continue reading It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year?