Suffering from sleepy eyes, shuffling feet, depletion of patience reservoir, general irritableness? You are not alone! Your students are feeling this way too. You have worked hard this year, stretched your creativity, gotten to know your students as people and learners, you have earned those sleepy eyes! Think about how far your students have come… Continue reading Feeling dog tired, worn out? Students are too.
Hmmm....would I be mad or happy if the race was cancelled due to the thunderstorm? I remember thinking this the morning of the race, stomach in knots, nervous energy putting a pep in my step and making me giggle. I had never traveled for a race before and I had been anticipating it for months.… Continue reading My Nashville Half-Marathon: hills, pain, and serendipity
The other day I was conducting mock interviews with student teachers at a local college. The last young lady I interviewed said something that surprised me. Me: What are the three most important things for me to know about you? Young lady: ... The second thing for you to know about me is that I… Continue reading The Value of Being Silly