Don’t fit the mold

I will start this post by clarifying what you may have already gathered: I do still exist! I've been really caught up in taking a load off this summer. This is my first summer where things are "staying the same," meaning that we're not moving, I have no big trips planned, I'm not trying to redo everything,... Continue Reading →

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Quoi de neuf?

I was planning a post to update what I've been working on in my classes, and of course, Melanie got there first. We're always on the same wavelength. Truth is, I've been so concerned with this year's changes, that I haven't been focusing on the language. Rather than 90% French, we've been spending class in... Continue Reading →

Two rivets for change

Have you ever heard of the two rivet rule? I hadn't until recently during a devotional that I had been reading, and I think that the idea is fascinating. Apparently, when the Golden Gate Bridge was built in San Francisco, the engineers thought that it would withstand earthquakes. Unfortunately, that was a lofty dream, with the... 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 →

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