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Have I set the bar too high?

I have currently been single for almost 3 and a half years; mainly through choice but now it is through simply not finding anyone who fits the bill. 369 more words


Connecting over distances


While we were at a conference to learn about Students with Limited or Interrupted Schooling (SLIFE), our students were working on opposites, connecting with us via email and messaging, and describing selves and family members. 237 more words


TL Standard 11: Utilize Formative and Summative Assessments in a Standards Based Environment

Meeting Teacher Leader Standard 11 – Utilize Formative and Summative Assessments in a Standards Environment, took me on a reflective journey of my teaching practice. Having been a teacher for a number of years, it has been a long time since I took such a critical view of the assessments I was giving. 1,362 more words

Standard 5: Establish A Culturally Inclusive Learning Climate That Facilitates Academic Engagement And Success For All Students.

O1 - Offer an Organized Curriculum

O1 – Offer an organized curriculum aligned to standards and outcomes.

Fill out lesson plan outline forms dutifully.  That way, the intention and focus of the lesson won’t be lost, and can be revealed to parents and supervisors when asked.  436 more words


Black and White Composition

Black & White Composition

Following a lesson on contour drawing, students were asked to incorporate their drawings of classmates’ faces into a composition rendered only in black and white paper. 15 more words

Student Work


I’m a big girl. No shame. I’m funsized, sizing up at only 5’3… and recently weighing enough you could remove half of me, make a whole new person… and both me and the new clone me would still be hated on for being too big for societies taste! 271 more words

What is Practicing?

I honestly would love to start talking right away about my current experiences in learning new repertoire, but there are so many things that need explaining before I can do this. 1,279 more words

Classical Music