It’s a long story.

"We want clarity-- and God gives us a call. We want a road map-- and God gives us a relationship. We want answers-- and God give us His hand." Ann Voskamp Last year I had a scary thing happen in my classroom.  It was not a fight. It was not a medical emergency. It was not … Continue reading It’s a long story.

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When they ask you how teaching is going….

Today I had to submit an assignment. It went as follows: In a paragraph with anecdotal evidence or a chart or diagram OR a poem or song, Answer the following question: Essential Question:  How does what I do in my classroom work with the characteristics of gifted/advanced learners in ____________County Schools? I chose a poem. … Continue reading When they ask you how teaching is going….

I Quit. (or How To Be Awesome at Making the Wrong Decision.)

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it." W.C. Fields When I was in 10th grade, after five years of clarinet I was being groomed to be the drum major. Now, the honor was slightly less substantial given the tininess of our school, … Continue reading I Quit. (or How To Be Awesome at Making the Wrong Decision.)