This semester has been one of the best semesters of my life, although it has also been one of the most taxing. High school and college I could always skate by on most things and then capitalize and shine on the things that I was most passionate about or had a knack for. However, teaching… Continue reading Long Overdue
Quite overdue, yet nonetheless, here is another post. A lot has transpired since my last post. I have gone through a basketball season, I have gone through a computer transition, I have been through a Sports Awards Banquet, I have been through a missions conference, I have been through two volleyball club seasons, I have… Continue reading too little for too long
While I love this time of the year, there is no denying that this is one of the most hectic times of the year as well. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a Scrooge by any stretch of the imagination, but it is also a very tiring and draining time. I’ve decorated my classroom with lights… Continue reading It’s the most busiest time of the year. . .
My 9th grade English class is a Creative Writing class. I have them write a paragraph each day based off of a prompt that I give them. I give them about ten minutes to work on it in class, and if they do not finish, then it is homework. Although grading is not one of… Continue reading What I didn’t do. . .
I read an article this past week that I couldn’t refute. It was a teacher who was challenging writing in the classroom. Her argument was that if I as a teacher am expecting writing, then I should be writing. I know that writing is one of my weaker areas. Writing makes me vulnerable. Writing shows… Continue reading Challenge Accepted