Just your usual teacher trying to best serve her students one day at a time.
So I will be completely honest. I did not want to do an elf this year. I thought that as cute as they could be I did not need more mischief in my class than I already had *cough cough**. So I had written off the whole idea. Then my students begged, they pleaded, and… Continue reading Why I went for “Kindness Elves” instead of “Elf on the Shelf”
It doesn’t require you to be in the teaching profession to know what Teachers Pay Teachers is. However, if somehow you have dodged this then I can briefly explain. Teachers Pay Teacher is an AMAZING site where teachers upload digital files that you can buy. Need a cute activity for the first day of school?… Continue reading Beware the TPT Black Hole
Teaching is not a job. It is not a career. It is not something you go to 9-5 each day. Teaching is a passion. It is a calling. It is something that pulls us up out of bed even when we don’t want to. It is working side jobs to pay for those… Continue reading Teaching Isn’t a Job
Two weeks ago I got married. With the end of that beautiful wedding and day came the rush of a new task beyond flowers and cake. I needed to begin what all of us teachers feel as a bitter sweet task. Designing our classroom. I have moved into a room of a teacher that has… Continue reading Tips for Classroom Design
This year I will work at what I deem the “Dream School.” It is the kind of school that you apply to not believing you’ll even get an interview, much less hired to. I did. Still reeling from that. I will be teaching at a school right on the beach. The ultimate Florida school.… Continue reading The Dream School
“Miss Baggett always makes learning fun with activities.”