teachin' school

lessons from distance learning

we had an interesting discussion during one of our recent faculty meetings over zoom this past week.  i had seen this topic on twitter: what have we learned that we can take into the fall when we go back to school?  so i posed this question to my teachers.  we got some interesting and thought-provoking… Continue reading lessons from distance learning

decorative planning

the NEW 2020-21 erin condren life planner!

this is my seventh erin condren life planner!  i have been using the ECLP in the neutral vertical format for the past few years.  it works really well for not only day-to-day sticker planning but for memory planning too. {check out @tattooedteacherplans on instagram and my youtube channel for more updates, hauls, & plan with… Continue reading the NEW 2020-21 erin condren life planner!

teachin' school

distance learning resources for high school teachers

i’m currently in week six of distance learning.  as a instructional technology coach, i felt well-equipped to jump into it.  and to be honest, it’s been relatively easy for me.  i’m very grateful for that.  but i’ve been observant, and i’ve fielded a lot of questions from my school’s teachers during this time.  i’ve also… Continue reading distance learning resources for high school teachers

decorative planning · teachin' school

the NEW 2020-2021 erin condren teacher lesson planner!

disclosure: i was lucky enough to receive a new erin condren teacher lesson planner in collaboration with EC, but i ordered some accessories and covers on my own to share with all of you! 🙂 the new coiled planner has TWO new different designs but the guts are the same as last year’s ECTLP, which… Continue reading the NEW 2020-2021 erin condren teacher lesson planner!

on my soapbox · personal life

we’re living history, but will we learn from it?

as a world history teacher, i have often wondered what it’s like to live through major historical events. i like to look at historical pictures, videos, or even paintings and try to put myself in their shoes. but it’s difficult because i don’t have those big experiences to draw from. the only thing i can… Continue reading we’re living history, but will we learn from it?

healthy living · personal life

anxiety amplified

i’ve always been an anxious person. even thinking back on myself as a child, anxiety was just a part of who i was. and who i am. it’s something that i come by naturally. my whole family experiences anxiety in someway or another. except my dad. he’s pretty much cool as a cucumber all the… Continue reading anxiety amplified

teachin' school

thoughts on digital learning after just one day.

i don’t like it. it’s not natural. but it’s what we’ve got for now. my kids are craving interaction, and i’m going to do my best to give that to them. today, i just had them tell me how they’re doing.  it made me kind of emotional.  I MISS THEM.  and apparently they miss me… Continue reading thoughts on digital learning after just one day.

'merica · personal life · teachin' school

wash your hands.

what better time to revive the ol’ blog that during a global pandemic? here’s a quick update: there are currently six cases of COVID-19 in my city, but i’m sure there are many, many more. i will be teaching from home for the next two weeks, but i’m sure there will be more time than… Continue reading wash your hands.

decorative planning

memory plan with me | a fun summer week!

this week included a quick trip for some family time and some social media milestones!  hope you enjoy! click HERE to go to my unboxing and review of the 2019-20 EC life planner! check the erin condren site out HERE if you’re interested and want $10 off your first order. (the $10 off code will be sent… Continue reading memory plan with me | a fun summer week!

decorative planning

memory plan with me | first week of summer break!

the first week of summer break is always one of rest for me.  i need to recharge and settle into my summer schedule.  if i don’t find a schedule, then i tend to get lazy and become unproductive.  but is tarted off on the right foot this year!  enjoy! click HERE to go to my… Continue reading memory plan with me | first week of summer break!

decorative planning

my all-time favorite planner spreads! | updated for 2019

i filmed this same video last year, but i decided to do an update since a year had passed and surely my faves had changed.  (HERE is last year’s video if you’re curious!)  i did change my mind on some of them!  it’s always fun to look through all my planners again. click HERE to… Continue reading my all-time favorite planner spreads! | updated for 2019

decorative planning

memory plan with me | last week of school!

the last week of school is always a fun one!  i chose this coffee themed kit because i was TIRED.  🙂  i love how it turned out! click HERE to go to my unboxing and review of the 2019-20 EC life planner! check the erin condren site out HERE if you’re interested and want $10 off your… Continue reading memory plan with me | last week of school!

decorative planning

setting up my 2019-20 EC life planner!

this is one of my favorite things to do each summer.  being a teacher, i use an academic year planner.  it just makes more sense for how my life is.  this video goes over how i set up my new planner for the year.  it’s pretty basic information but they are important things to start… Continue reading setting up my 2019-20 EC life planner!

decorative planning

birthday memory plan with me!

for my birthday memory spread, i chose this “Brave” themed kit.  i love how it turned out!  the photos are gorgeous, and the colors are so bold and fun. click HERE to go to my unboxing and review of the 2019-20 EC life planner! check the erin condren site out HERE if you’re interested and want $10… Continue reading birthday memory plan with me!