Aquarium Fun

What a beautiful weekend!  I went to the New England Aquarium in Boston on Saturday.  It’s funny – I remember it being a lot bigger when I went on field trips there in elementary school :).  The penguins were so funny – some of them were basking in the “sun” the whole time we were … Continue reading

Destroying the Love of Reading

Yesterday as I eagerly browsed through the new Scholastic catalogue, my eyes caught this And my heart sank And then I got angry And then I knew I had to blog about it Whatever happened to the notion that reading expands your mind?  That reading helps you see the world through a new set of…

An Updated Wardrobe for Student Teaching

Hello everyone!  I have finally finished updating my wardrobe for student teaching.  It was quite a process – one that was definitely difficult, but also fun!  Shopping can definitely be frustrating.  Shopping on a budget can be harrowing – but it doesn’t have to be.  I started shopping about a month ago, adding in a few … Continue reading

Love & Logic

I’m currently reading Teaching With Love and Logic by Jim Fay and David Funk.  So far, I like it A LOT more than The First Days of School (the first book I consulted about classroom management).  This book aligns closely with my own personal views on classroom management – it focuses on more on respecting human nature rather than behavior modification. … Continue reading

50 Awesome Quotes That Will Inspire You To Take That Risk

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. Tony Robbins If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. Sheryl Sandberg I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you…

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