I don't know many people who wake up in the morning with a plan to fail. Failure is not comfortable & watching someone we love fail isn't the most enjoyable experience. But failure is inevitable. Everyone is going to fail at some point in their life & I strongly believe we need to prepare our … Continue reading Fail Forward
One of the first things on my agenda when I accepted my first teaching position was setting up my classroom. I didn't have a specific color scheme or theme in mind, all I knew was the feeling I wanted my room to give others (students, teachers... really anyone who walked through the door) when they … Continue reading Setting Up My Classroom(s)
First & foremost, this blog’s main purpose is to serve as a digital portfolio, housing evidence of the Utah Effective Teaching Standards. But, let me rewind to July 2016. I can still remember getting the phone call that resulted in my first job offer, teaching 5th grade at Foothill Elementary (as an intern). I was at … Continue reading Why Another Teacher Blog?