Classroom/School Playlist

Music sets the tone. It helps it feel something. It can completely change our mood. Here are 20 of my current favorites.

Always Learning

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, you know how much I believe that we should always be growing. I’ve always found it funny that we’re one of the few professions that when we graduate college, we think we’re done and ready to be the best teacher possible. Crazy, right? I am constantly learning. I’m continually finding ways to better myself and be the best educator (and person) I can be. I know that I’ll never be finished.

Spruce And Lucy

I can’t believe that I can finally say that my first children’s book #SpruceAndLucy is available for the public to purchase! The path to this book being out in the world isn’t an easy one.

Re-Thinking Perfect Attendance Awards

I want to throw something out there. And yes I understand some of you will be up in arms about it, but hear me out. I think it’s time we get rid of “Perfect Attendance” awards. Especially at the elementary level.

Battles We Fight

One battle I’ve heard mentioned time and time again this year is the battle of scripted curriculum.