I know, I know... My reaction is the same. You know you should look after yourself but the system is created (especially now) to ensure that you can't and you care out your kids so it makes it hard not to give all of yourself. I felt the same until a few years before COVID… Continue reading Teacher Self-Care is not Selfish & Why you can’t Ignore it!
I was hired to teach English at Goetz. I taught there from 2006-2021. I loved my school, my colleges and my students. I specialized in teaching locally developed and applied English students and I was good at it. I developed relationships with my students and eveloped a program that, for the most part, helped them… Continue reading New Begining at New Directions
It's labour day weekend and evey year I decline invitations and choose to stay home to do nothing. I know the weekend before school starts is going to be filled with nervousness and angst. Even though I have been teaching for 15 years & even though I normally have at least the first week all… Continue reading Returning to School, the Labour Day weekend Angst
Each week I post a new meme that illustrates what life is like (as a teacher, homeschooler, wife and mom) during social isolation. Of at least I did, now a year later there isn't time &/or it's not as exciting and new. But will post as things come up 😃
*click on images to access the applicable articles My struggles with social distancing and remote teaching have led to silence, at least on my blog. I have found it really difficult to think of anything to share that could be helpful to other teachers at this time. Even after six weeks, I have nothing. I… Continue reading The struggle: Remote teaching in the first four weeks