Insights into Standardized Testing from a Parent/Educator

April 15, 2022 Standardized testing is a hot topic with both parents and educators. Recently it was announced that FSA (the Florida Standards Assessment) will end after this year. After being in education for 15 years, I am not sad to see it go for many reasons. It is stressful for students, it takes up … Continue reading Insights into Standardized Testing from a Parent/Educator

Laundry and Meal Prep Day: Nachos, Tacos, Omelets & a Breakfast Casserole

April 13, 2022 4 meals prepped and ready for the week! Breakfast casserole, sausage for omelets, taco meat for tacos and nachos. Laundry day seems to be a day of back and forth distraction, so I have learned to use it as a meal prep day, especially since cooking in the RV makes it hot … Continue reading Laundry and Meal Prep Day: Nachos, Tacos, Omelets & a Breakfast Casserole

A Travelers Guide to Internet – RV Life

April 8, 2022 As we embarked on our journey towards RV living and traveling, how to stay connected was a big question for us and, as it turns out, one of the most frequently asked questions for anyone else looking at this lifestyle. It took us several years to realize we were asking the wrong … Continue reading A Travelers Guide to Internet – RV Life

The Best Lunch Break – Walking Through the Woods

April 4, 2022 Last week we stayed at the Peace River RV and Camping Resort in Wauchula (south Central Florida) that is along the Peace River. It is a beautiful area with varying lengths of hiking trails, and we decided to take our lunch outside to enjoy it. It was one of those late spring … Continue reading The Best Lunch Break – Walking Through the Woods

Making Time for the Struggling Student

March 28, 2022 Anyone that has worked with students can tell you that they struggle with different things and at different times. This should be no surprise to anyone. As an educator, our most important focus should be to help them where they need it and when. This may sometimes be a quick answer to … Continue reading Making Time for the Struggling Student

Adjusting to Teaching and Living Tiny in an RV

March 12, 2022 Life is finally starting to settle down a bit. We closed on the sale of our home, sold almost everything we own (we have a small closet of stuff we kept and are storing with family), bought a truck to tow our 5th wheel and purchased a trailer for dad to settle … Continue reading Adjusting to Teaching and Living Tiny in an RV

Tips for Taking Over A Classroom Midyear

January 21, 2022 I'd been planning this blog post for the beginning of the Spring term for a few months, sketching ideas, refreshing my memory from past experience, etc. I remember how crazy it can be to come back after Winter Break, ready to tackle the last half of the year and finally feel like … Continue reading Tips for Taking Over A Classroom Midyear

Life Maintenance Hacks for a Successful New Year

January 6, 2022 Being the first full week of the new year, it's time to wrap up 2021 and get ready to tackle 2022. Especially since some of our normal routines and needs were neglected the last couple of years due to Covid closures and limitations. As educators, it can be easy to neglect things … Continue reading Life Maintenance Hacks for a Successful New Year

Catching Up – Changes to the Blog, and Life

December 9, 2021 It's been awhile since I blogged. Life has been going 90 miles an hour with family and teaching, as well as doors opening for new chapters in life. So, let me catch you up! At the end of October, we took a week off and traveled to the mountains to Helen, Georgia, … Continue reading Catching Up – Changes to the Blog, and Life