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Teaching Shakespeare: Best Play to Start?

I’ve been thinking about Shakespeare a lot recently–I’ve been getting into theater, I saw Something Rotten and read Twelfth Night this summer, I’m getting deeper into learning to teach English, and now my brother’s in high school and will be reading… 285 more words


Student Choice and Personalization-- Yes, Please!

I attended a workshop this summer at JCPS EQuIP and heard Jennifer Roberts (@jroberts07_) and Brittany Taylor (@bmtsport1988) discuss the importance of personalization. I have already been on a journey towards personalization and student choice, and the way they described playlists and pathways made it seem soo simple! 20 more words


Sweet Summertime

Summer is almost over. Time has sped by unbelievably fast, I’m still in July mentally. I’m really excited to start the school year, this will be my first year as a full-time teacher! 166 more words

First Year Teaching

My technology skills are failing me

On Friday we had an intergration day with all of the international students, and I made a sick vid of the day to post here but we are experiencing a few technical issues. 201 more words

Intergration day

The only way I can show you a video is via a DropBox link. So that’ll have to do.

The intergration day (on Friday) consisted of all of the international students being taken to Tiuma Park for a day full of activities. 59 more words

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

                 For my summer reading assignment I decided to read “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie. I chose this book because when I was researching the different choices, the cover really interested me and was different from the others. 782 more words