Sunday, November 27, 2016

What A Difference Time Makes

One of the hardest things about being a teacher is wondering if I've made a difference.  Every day as I reflect, I think about what I could do differently next time or what went well.  I'm a pretty harsh critic of myself so I'm usually looking for things to improve. Did I make a difference today?  Sometimes I just ask myself, "Did I survive today?"

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Are We Smarter Than A Third Grader?

If I've learned anything from this election season it's this:  the lessons I teach to third graders could easily be taught to the adults in this country and we could all conquer the world!  Sadly, I don't work with adults so I'll just do my little part and hope for the best.