Welcome to my monthly podcast designed to share, reflect & grow together on the journey of being your authentic self. Whether you're a seasoned educator, passionate about learning, or looking to take the journey of growing together, we can all learn from each other. Each episode speaks to the journey of finding yourself and reflecting on how being authentically you can make you a better educator, a better friend, and a better human being. … [Read more...] about Launching a Podcast!
This past week I linked up with Blog Hoppin' for Teacher Week 2016. Well, this week was my second week in school and a busy, yet great one at that! The beginning of the school year is such a whirlwind, and I loved the simple format and it was super easy to post on Instagram every day. Meet Me Monday: Tell Us About Yourself What's there to tell? The above picture summarizes me pretty well. I tend to stick to the basics and love … [Read more...] about Bloghopin’ Teacher Week 2016
When I joined the four-person planning team and we started planning this event, I was not quite sure what to expect. I know personally that meet ups have been enriching experiences that have allowed me to bond with other teachers, share stories, and form relationships with people across regions, states, and country borders. It was my hope that through this meet up that it would allow teachers the opportunity to connect with each other. I … [Read more...] about Coming Together as Teachers, Leaving as Friends: Teachers Take Sacramento 2016
As we near the hustle and bustle of the impending holiday season, it is important to take a moment to appreciate the little things. I know for me that November is a time to reflect and show my gratitude for those people that are important in both my professional and personal life. All too often, I feel we do not take the time to reflect on the details that are all too important, and it has been my goal this November to allow all students (and me) … [Read more...] about Gratitude in the Classroom
OUR MEETUP IS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT!!! CHECK BACK FOR DETAILS ABOUT OUR 2017 MEET UP It's HAPPENING! The Pacific Coast Region Meet Up is ACTUALLY HAPPENING!!!! I feel like it was SO long ago that we started kicking around the idea of a HUGE meet up...and here I am sharing it with all of you! The weekend we have planned is filled with fun and collaboration opportunities!! We have AMAZING giveaways and an awesome SWAG … [Read more...] about Pacific Coast Teacher Meet Up: Teachers Take Sacramento
Well, here we are over eight weeks into school, and I have yet to do my classroom reveal post. As I reflect about the craziness that has occurred during these past two months, I realize that it is okay. My classroom is finally starting to come together, and there are less empty spaces on the walls. This was a major feat that has been quite the challenge this school year. While I received the keys to my classroom relatively early in the summer, … [Read more...] about Classroom Reveal (2015-2016)