Staying positive

When life throws curve ball after curve ball, you have two choices. You can either thrown down the bat and walk away, or you can keep on swinging. If you think about it, this is the choice we are faced with every day. In a world of negativity in which we find ourselves in, we […]

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New Year, New Focus

Happy 2020! Wow! January is always a time of reflecting on last year, while setting goals for the new year. For me, I look at triumphs and trials because in the classroom you experience both. In fact, you can count on this happening almost every single day. Sometimes, even moment to moment things happen that […]

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Learning from Jesus: Message 6

Anybody tired, overwhelmed or just plain discouraged with continuing to teach and explain the same things to your kids? I bet there are a few teachers who can relate here. I know there are times when it seems like nothing I say is getting through to my kids. For those times, I have learned to […]

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Learning from Jesus: Message 5

Right about now, the school year is in full swing and so is everything else. The paperwork on your desk is stacking up at the same time the holiday stress is lurking around the corner. However, even in the midst of all that is going on around us there is something we can do to […]

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Learning from Jesus:Message 4

As a English Language Arts teacher, I get to teach young people how to become better writers. I get the opportunity to take them through the writing process of brainstorming ideas, creating their first draft, and then revising and editing to get them to their final draft. Throughout this process I am also teaching them […]

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