I Was Working Too Hard–Are You?

May 17, 2022 I grew up in a military family and served myself, so we were always taught to "work smarter, not harder". But, by being efficient, I found myself throughout my working life getting things done way faster than expected, which usually meant I was assigned additional tasks or responsibilities. Now that life has … Continue reading I Was Working Too Hard–Are You?

Let’s Talk Professional Development – Going Beyond School Meetings

This is my preferred method for tracking anything beyond my routine duties and tasks or assigned trainings--link below in blog! April 22, 2022 Professional Development is an annual requirement for all educators at all letters. Not only do we need to earn points to renew our certifications, but we need to continue to refine our … Continue reading Let’s Talk Professional Development – Going Beyond School Meetings

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

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

When the Teacher Becomes the Student

#A2TPD - Click the STAR to like this post! Comment below with your favorite professional development topics or strategies. October 23, 2021 If you're like me, October is when you finally start settling into your classroom routines and things level out. It's also when things like Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities start coming up … Continue reading When the Teacher Becomes the Student

Coping During a Pandemic: 8 Strategies for Educators

#A2TStudentNeeds - Click the STAR to like this post! Comment below with how you are going that extra mile to help your student's cope this year. October 7, 2021 I saw an infographic on social media a few weeks ago that hit me with a startling realization-this is the 3rd school year we have been … Continue reading Coping During a Pandemic: 8 Strategies for Educators