My infographic syllabus!

I know that it's the beginning of the summer (though July is right around the corner!) and that I should be "relaxing," but with my new school, moving later this summer, and iFLT in mid-July, I've got to get some of the ground work for my classes laid now! That being said, I jumped on... Continue Reading →


Fearless, step 4: Just go for it

Did you forget about my #oneword2015: fearless? To be honest, I almost did. If you haven't gathered based on my last several posts, I am moving school districts for the 2015-2016 and I'm really excited about it. I am very sad to leave my students, but really excited about where this opportunity takes my career... Continue Reading →

Yearlong reflection

I've been gearing up to write a reflection of this school year, but every time I sit down to think about it, this year is just a jumbled mess in my head. Things that went well: Teaching style: This year, I ditched the textbook in favor of a mashup of both Jefferson County and Shelby County's... Continue Reading →

An open letter to my students

(To readers of my blog, this is a letter than I needed to write to my students. We had a very special bond over the last two years and I realize that I may sound like I'm exaggerating how much they liked me as a teacher. I realize that teachers come and go, but I promise... Continue Reading →

Summer Plans

Whew. This school year has been a heck of a ride. I've struggled with lots of things, like burnout, and had some major successes, like hitting 90%+ with my level twos, without them really even realizing it. The year has been full of ups and downs, but I'm really hoping to reenergize and revamp this... Continue Reading →

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