Yesterday was the first day back to school from Christmas Break. Thankfully it wasn’t too bad. The students, administration, and teachers were their normal selves…all of us trying to keep our energy up and our eyes open. Honestly, we really were happy to see each other. Apart from missing the luxury of waking up late
I wonder if the school year is 9 months to parallel the stages of pregnancy. In the first few months, teachers are excited about the new school year, like a mother after discovering she is with child. Closer to the end of the pregnancy mothers become tired of being pregnant and begin to look forward to school being over, I mean having the baby.
Today in America, the sounds of laughter entangled with music and good times will be heard all around. The air will be…
This morning I woke up to a text message from a co-worker. Sadly this isn’t anything new. However, I was surprised to see which co-worker it was from. It was from the co-worker whose daughter I had taught. They are the mother/daughter duo that caused me most of my stress and frustration from last year. If
Finally, May is here. With that means the end of the school year and schools around the country are preparing for their annual talent show. This year I have decided to once again assist with this “delightful” program. In order to participate in the Talent Show, students were expected to complete an application that explained
A few years ago, I asked my class if they could tell me why in the world the Easter bunny brought eggs for the children on Easter. I was teaching 6th graders at the time and we were beginning a new Reading unit on Symbolism. I had started the lesson with pictures that were symbolic
Today is a special day for it is MY BIRTHDAY. A day that is filled with excitement, dreaming, and goal setting. It is on this day that I have decided to make my first official post on my new blog… Dear Diary. Last year around this time I was told to stop saying this phrase