Break out of Solitary: Attend a Conference

Teaching can be a fairly solitary profession.  I know that seems an odd thing to say when you’re in a classroom with at least 12 other people all day.  But often when you’re teaching there are no other adults around.  If you’re lucky, you have a co-teacher, assistant, or volunteer in your room for at least part…

First Day of School Blues

Having retired from the classroom a few years ago, the first day of school is always the hardest for me.  On the one hand, I love seeing all the pictures of my former students, now so grown up, posted on Facebook.  I remember each one and the joy they brought into my life.  I pray…

Weekly Reads – August 21

Here’s my list of favorite blogs and articles from the last week. There were so many good ones this week, I had a hard time narrowing it down to just a few.  I would love to read your comments about any that you read. Curriculum and Activities “Can You Count What I Say?” from Language Leads Learning blog.  Phonological…