Month: November 2019

It’s Christmastime In The City, Not In My Classroom!

Every year that I have taught, my entire classroom celebrated Christmas. It’s one of the first things that I ask students and parents. Not specifically whether or not they celebrate my favorite holiday, but what cultural traditions and activities do they like to acknowledge. So, I try to incorporate and acknowledge important traditions into lesson

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Teaching is My Cup of Tea

It’s been 3 months since the 2019-2020 school year has started. Shamefully, today is the first day that I had a full conversation with one of my students. It’s not cause I haven’t tried. Somehow, within the first 1 minute of meeting me, he realized that I wasn’t his cup of tea. Now, he has

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Bringing Home the Bacon & Eating It At Home

I woke up 45 minutes early this morning. Naturally, I rolled over shut my eyes really tight and hoped for more sleep. Sleep never showed back up. I jumped out of bed, ran into the kitchen and put bacon in the oven. I’m not sure why. However, it’s Monday and bacon really makes me happy.

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