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Falling in Love with Reading Thanks to @DonalynBooks

I hated Reading until I was in the 5th grade.  Until I found the book series “Animorphs”.  That one little series got me hooked on reading.  I still remember my grandmother giving me an index card box and a ton of index cards.  Every time…

Educator Learning Series BEGINS! #EduLS

Well, after the HUGE success of the #SummerLS (with over 3,000 participants from 9 different countries), and after winning an EduBlog Award for Best Open PD for 2014, I decided to bring it back! (you can still check out last summer’s challenges HERE) But this…

The Easily Forgotten

This post has been heavy on my heart for about a week now and I finally had the time to sit down and write it out. I grew up with a family who had a good income.  We weren’t rich by any means, but my…

That’s Not My Job

One of the things that always drove me insane as a teacher was when I would ask a child to pick up a piece of trash off of our classroom floor, and their first response would be “I didn’t put it there” or “that’s not…

The 2014 EduBlog Awards

Every year the EduBlog Awards come along.  They recognize different aspects of the online community of education.  If you haven’t heard of them or seen some of the awesome things they recognize please go check them out! I was a little shocked, but totally humbled…