Summer Update!

While my blog is primarily intended for sharing stories from the classroom, I do want to chronicle some of my summer adventures. As the cartoon above suggests, I don’t really have any qualms about enjoying the precious time teachers are afforded during the summer. Maybe one day we will place a greater value on the … 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…

Band Concert!

Last night, I attended my first school concert as a teacher instead of as a student or a performer! I went with my cooperating teacher, Mrs. E, and we were both very excited to see some of our very own sixth graders perform. When I arrived, I decided to pop my head into the cafeteria … More Band Concert!