Beginning Teachers Conference

Thursday, September 27th 2012 *I started writing this post on Thursday, but since then I’ve been insanely busy and haven’t had time to update ’til now. Today was a planning day at school, which meant no classes (huzzah!) and teachers could take a day to organize, plan, collaborate, de-stress, and do many other things. One…

Voiceless

I’ve lost my voice for two days now. It’s completely gone and it’s getting extremely frustrating trying to teach when I can make zero sound. I’ve been writing instructions on the board or having it written ahead of time on PowerPoint and so far it’s working – but boy is it a lot of work…

Listen with me

After another long day of teaching, I come home to make a quick dinner, put on my sweatpants, pour myself a mug of hot water and settle down to this lovely song. And now, I think I will pick up where I left off in a good book. How do you like to unwind?

My First Week of Teaching

Wow, I can’t believe how busy I am – and I’m not even teaching my reading class yet! To my surprise, I discovered a week before school started that in addition to French 4-12, I would also be teaching Sr. and Jr. Art, Science 7, and Jr. Reading Comprehension. Thankfully, I met with the teachers…