The Pandemic- The Worst Best Professional Development

I haven’t written a blog post in almost two years. My  very first blog post was on June 23, 2019; between then and August 14, 2019, I wrote a total of 12.  At that point, I had finished my 25th year of teaching and had a lot of topics on which  I wanted to reflect, … Continue reading The Pandemic- The Worst Best Professional Development

The Power of Taking a Risk

Even though I spend a lot of the summer doing school work, I make a deliberate effort to stay away from school for the summer.  Two days ago, I returned to my classroom for the first time since June 13th, our last day of school. I was meeting with some other department members to review … Continue reading The Power of Taking a Risk

When We Lose a Colleague

While this initially may seem like a depressing  topic to write about heading into a new school year, I actually think it is an important one to think about as we head back to school.  Of course, it is sad and difficult when anyone dies.  Even if we did not know someone personally, as humans … Continue reading When We Lose a Colleague