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

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

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.