No, I haven't seen any white lights; it's not that dramatic. But it is an important moment, nonetheless. I decided today that I will go back to an old love, one that I didn't realize I missed so much until I found myself at Indigo, surrounded by stacks and stacks of books. And, before … [Read more...] about I’m crossing back to the other side
Recently, I saw this image on Pinterest and I was immediately drawn to it, probably because I'm a doodler myself. It led me to watch this TEDtalk by Sunni Brown: Doodlers, Unite! During her talk, she presents some pretty solid points about why doodling helps us to think. My … [Read more...] about Doodling Your Way to Understanding
I am excited to have been nominated for the Liebster Award by both Literary Sherri and Brynn Allison from The Literary Maven. Thank you for the recognition, ladies and fellow bloggers!The Liebster Award is awarded to bloggers by other bloggers as a way of both recognizing and welcoming them as … [Read more...] about Thanks for the Liebster Award!
During the holiday season, we can get so caught up in materialism; wish lists and wants preoccupy our minds, whether it be our own or the fulfillment of others'. It is so important, then, to take a step back and think about the real reason for the season. To that end, I am joining with … [Read more...] about Giving Back
I'm excited to be linking up with some amazing bloggers as they share their Christmas traditions. Many thanks to ELA Buffet's blog and Desktop Learning Adventures.Several years ago, our Student Services team decided they'd like to host a turkey dinner with all the trimmings for all those … [Read more...] about Secondary Smorgasbord: The Tradition of Christmas Giving
Sadly, I'm getting close to the end of Macbeth. We are tackling Act V today, beginning with Lady Macbeth's famous sleepwalking scene. It's a fun scene to do, plus it's a good chance to see how much the kids know and remember, because she references so many things from earlier in the play … [Read more...] about Today in Room 213
Good Saturday morning. I'm excited to be linking up with Mel and Gerdy's new and nerdy link up, Nerd Libs, a fun way to get to know some bloggers. Here's mine:Oh, how I wish I'd wake up to the sound of an alarm clock. What might be the worst sound in the world to you lucky … [Read more...] about Getting Nerdy with Mel & Gerdy
One would think that the sight of many hands waving in the air would be a teacher's dream. It would mean that students were engaged and eager to participate in class discussions. And it does for those students who belong to the hands. Unfortunately, in most classes, a number of … [Read more...] about Get More Engagement with a No-Hands Policy
This Christmas is going to be extra special. Four months ago, we put our daughter on a plane for Toronto, where she has been going to university. I haven't seen her since then, so one of the most important things on my holiday bucket list is to spend lots of time with her. I know … [Read more...] about 2014 Holiday Blog Hop
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I've joined up with a group of TpT sellers who are discounting some of their bundles for a Black Friday Bundle Bash. Each of the following bundles will be offered at 30% off from 12 am Friday 28th until 11:59 pm on November 29th. Click on the links if you'd like more details on these … [Read more...] about Black Friday Bundle Bash!
I am so excited to launch my new blog, created by Danielle at Crayonbox Designs. I switched over to blogger so I could do a few more things that I couldn't do on WordPress, like host linky's and rafflecopter contests--so watch for some exciting new link ups and giveaways! If you enjoyed following … [Read more...] about Welcome to my new blog!