NIAHD Week One

  Well, the first week here at NIAHD has certainly been an adventure for me, my colleagues, and the students in my care! NIAHD, or the National Institute of American History & Democracy, is a rigorous pre-collegiate summer history program here at the College of William & Mary. For three and a half weeks, I … More NIAHD Week One

Summer Update!

While my blog is primarily intended for sharing stories from the classroom, I do want to chronicle some of my summer adventures! For the last three weeks or so, I have enjoyed quality time with my family out in Bend, Oregon, where Mom & Dad recently retired. Bend’s beautiful scenery, including the majestic Cascades and … More Summer Update!

Now I am the Master

On Saturday, I graduated from William & Mary with my Masters of Education in secondary history and ESL instruction! Although my parents couldn’t make the trip all the way from Oregon, my three best friends from high school, Yasmin, Lucas, & Constantine, made the drive from Alexandria to celebrate the special day with me. My … More Now I am the Master

Here we go…

Tomorrow is February 22, 2017. It is also my first official day of full-time student teaching! This date has been circled on my calendar for some time now and it is finally here. The only downside is that I have recently come down with a nasty cold. I was up most of last night with … More Here we go…