Reflections and Blessings

I can’t believe my first year of teaching is over. I am left feeling bittersweet – I’m going to miss so many people. It’s incredible how much God has blessed me during my time here. It was nothing I even expected. I still remember my feelings of disappointment and loneliness when I had first arrived…

Teacher Tip #3: Take care of yourself

I don’t know how many times I’ve heard this one. It wasn’t until my third practicum that I learned the importance of work life balance. Since my first two practicums were so short, I was able to power through and become a workaholic with no social life. However, since my last practicum lasted for four…

Christmas Parade and Light Up

Tonight was High Prairie’s annual Christmas Parade and Light Up! I drove onto the main street with my 91 year old lady friend and we watched the parade together. Well actually, she stayed in the car while I hopped out into the biting cold to take pictures. Please excuse the blurriness, I was walking while…

The Saskatoon Farm

My family and I recently made a short trip to The Saskatoon Farm where we had a light brunch and later picked up two Goji berry plants! It was my first time there and to my surprise only a 15 minute drive from where I live! This farm is famous for its Saskatoon berries, so of course…

Photo Scavenger Hunt Ideas!

This morning, the school had an Easter party/surprise bridal shower (for one of our teachers) at Eau Claire Market. Each class was in charge of coming up with a game to “teach” the rest of the school. There were many laughs as students tossed eggs, wrapped each other up in toilet paper, and stuck raw…

Speed Dating at School

Good day to you dear reader! I made my students speed date today but not in the way you might think! You see, this week our theme is on People, so naturally I taught physical descriptions and personality traits to my class. And what better way to wrap it all up than creating a fictional dating…