WV ELA 18 Conference

I’ve been more or less traveling since last Wednesday, and I have only just now found the time to sit down and tell you fine people about the incredible weekend I had with some of the most inspiring and motivating educators I have ever had the pleasure of meeting and collaborating with. I took pages …

Donors Choose Project FUNDED!!

I have been trying to find the time to take a moment to update my blog to showcase the incredible success I experienced on my first Donors Choose project, but we all know what kind of challenge finding time is for teachers and mothers. Last Saturday I posted about my project, which was on its …

Why Failure Should be an Option

A small child, unsure and unsteady, wobbles away from the couch supporting her, trying for the first time to walk on her own. Her parents hold their breath, letting it out in an audible rush when she plops down suddenly, but they clap excitedly and shower her with praise and encouragement, urging her to try …