• 10 Lessons You Learn From Teaching

    January 30, 2018

    Photo by Erika Dash Photography As January seems to slip by, I can’t help but think at how quickly this year has truly started to fly, and when I start to think about how quickly 2018 has flown by, I am amazed that I’m halfway through my third year of teaching. It’s been an enjoyable…

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  • Young Adult Literature We Can All Learn From

    March 22, 2017

    As an upper-elementary school teacher, I’m always learning about new Young Adult Literature and Kid’s Lit books which are both profound and heartwarming. Some of the books my students read in the classroom today are the same titles that I read growing up, while others are new and address current social issues. What I love…

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  • Smile of the Day

    April 27, 2016

    My students always say the best comments. Here’s a few for a smile this Wednesday: Student A: “I’m still hungry ! And I just ate lunch.” Me: “You must be growing.” Student A: “Yeah…I had a growth spurt last night.” And this one: Student 1: “What’s a protractor?” Student 2: “Oh I know!! It’s a…

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  • Top Teacher Apps

    March 31, 2016

    This generation is so tech-savvy, so why not embrace that side in the classroom? There are many tools out there to help aid students in their learning, many of which I have yet to discover. For now, here are a few of my Top Teacher Apps!

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  • Kid Moments

    December 15, 2015

    Lately, I feel like my kiddos in my class really do say the best things. Here’s a few instances of cuteness I figured I would share… A few weeks ago, one of my students went to get on his braces. The next day, I found an orthodontist’s referral card on another student’s desk. When I…

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