End of Semester Blues

This isn’t what you think it is. I’m not blue because I’m tired and worn out (though, I am) or because it’s just that time of year where teachers experience the height of the infamous burnout. I’m sad because I genuinely do not want this semester to end. A card a student gave me today …

#WhyITeach

For this week’s blog, head over to the WVCTE website to read about why I  and other educators choose to teach! Comment on the WVCTE blog, this one, or tag me on Twitter @teachtwdchange and share your #WhyITeach with us! <3

Using Google Classroom

If you are looking for a free, easy, user-friendly learning management system for your classroom, look no further than Google Classroom. As Google explains it, “Classroom is a free web service for schools, non-profits, and anyone with a personal Google Account. Classroom makes it easy for learners and instructors to connect—inside and outside of schools.” Classroom …

Exciting News!!!

Attending the #WVCTE conference back in April, I was incredibly fortunate enough to connect with some wonderfully supportive and inspiring educators. These are folks that are dedicated to lifting up fellow teachers and making real change in the mountain state. I am honored and thrilled to say that they have invited me to join their …

Wrapping Up Research and Summer

As I mentioned in my last post (ages ago), I’ve kept myself crazy busy this summer, BUT it’s all paying off. I’m wrapping up my Action Research   course/project, which I’ll talk about more below, and I’m in the thick of semester planning. In addition to all that, I’m working on getting a short story …