If you haven't noticed but it has a very long time since I last posted. I have been attempting to get back into the swing of things at school. Summer was so fun and carefree. Now we are about 5 weeks into school and after getting sick and trying to find the balance of work … Continue reading This Teacher Got Busy!!!
This past weekend was our review week for finals. I have always had a struggle making review finals fun. Last year for Fall finals I made a huge team treasure gain and then gave them little bags of treats and supplies for finals. It was intense. If you are interested you can check out my … Continue reading Fun Review Lessons
All things considered my adjustment into teaching in the United States has been rather easy. However, being what is called a third culture kid and now a third culture adult, culture around me has always been a focal point. There are just some strange moments that happen because my brain automatically short-circuits to think like … Continue reading Five Awkward Things I Do Now…After Teaching In Korea
This past Tuesday, a co-worker/friend came up to me before class started and asked me this simple question, " what do you think of Maroon 5?". Considering I was not expecting that question and also wasn't sure where it was going, I simply answered, "They're alright." She then went on to tell me that she … Continue reading Not A Normal Tuesday Night….For A Teacher
Somewhat Of A Practical Guide For this semester, I tried something new in my classroom. I flipped my classroom. A simple definition of a flipped classroom, is when students do content learning at home (such as, notes, reading, ect.) and they do activities (debates, worksheets...but more critical thinking, and primary sources, and so … Continue reading What Flipping My Classroom Has Taught Me
For the past two and half years I have had the same homeroom kids. I have seen them from 6th grade to 7th grade and now to 8th grade. Each year at my school we have a Christmas door decoration contest. This year we have been swamped with extra work, last minute projects and so … Continue reading Christmas Door Decoration
First thing is first, grab a giant winter cup of coffee and let the planning begin! We are working our way towards Finals. Then once Finals are over we all get a break! I wanted to share some of my review ideas that I either created or revamped for my secondary students. If you can … Continue reading Review Games For Secondary Students
It is that time of year again. That time that happens usually twice a year. FINALS! Oh the craziness of finals. Rather you are a college student or a high school student Finals are scary. As a teacher, I have a little different workload than a student. I understand for students Finals can be daunting … Continue reading Surviving Finals: Advice From A Teacher
I wanted to try my hands at making a DIY video.
I am in no way thinking of becoming an Administrator. I am reminding of that fact every now and again when the only light in my teaching world are my students. Even the most rough days with them are better than rough days with my Administrators. My students have an excuse. They have a reason … Continue reading The Struggle Of A School Teacher