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Once a nerd, always a nerd

Well, it’s that time of year: back to school time. And I couldn’t be more excited.

Now don’t get me wrong, I love summer vacation. After two semesters of a full 18 credits, extracurricular commitments, two jobs, and more drama than I ever care to deal with, I desperately needed some time to unwind and think of nothing more important than what movie I wanted to watch on Amazon today. 328 more words

What Would You Say If … ?

What would you say if someone asked you, “Based on your experience, what is the most important strategy in your teaching?” It might be tempting to say, “Love the students,” but we’re supposed to do that anyway. 236 more words

Pleasure In Learning

Gratitude - The Single Best Predictor of Well-being

Human flourishing is a new concept that tries to describe holistically human well-being. Question is, which character traits can best predict human well-being.

According to a recent study, 141 more words


Budding Branches: (Week 2)

This week has been so full and educational. Not only for my itty bitties, but for their mama as well. For someone who has been in the homeschooling business for 6 years, it embarrasses me to say that I’m just NOW learning some things that I have never fully grasped before. 693 more words

Family Life

End of School Year Deluge of Work

Each June, I know it’s coming.

At the end of each school year piles and piles of work get sent home. Folders. Paperclips. Cute stuff. Stupid stuff (why did  you send this home, o’ teacher, WHY?!?!). 536 more words


Why teach?...

Often I think as educators we get so caught up in the chaos of every day – marking, meetings, lesson plans, reports, taking the roll, uniform checks, etc etc. 326 more words