#AprilBlogADay Challenge – Lessons Learned

I participated in the #AprilBlogADay challenge. The prompts were provided by Meredith Towne (@BklynMeredith) a teacher in Brooklyn, NY. Yesterday’s suggested topic was: Take Aways: New thinking about yourself and/or your craft after completing the April Blog A Day Challenge. The Continue reading #AprilBlogADay Challenge – Lessons Learned

Healthy Competition – When is Enough, Enough

“The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.” Martina Navratilova I am participating in the #AprilBlogADay challenge. The prompts are provided by Meredith Towne (@BklynMeredith) a teacher in Brooklyn, NY. Today I am Continue reading Healthy Competition – When is Enough, Enough

Being There for Children

“Develop resilience and be brave. There are days when it is very discouraging. You have to develop personal resilience to environmental things that come along. If you let every single environmental challenge knock you off your game, it’s going to Continue reading Being There for Children

Learning from Students

It’s a mistake, when life hands you a tough lesson, to think that you can get back at life by not learning it. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com I am participating in the #AprilBlogADay challenge. The prompts are provided by Meredith Towne Continue reading Learning from Students

The Best Part of Teacher Training – Sr. Eileen Rice

“Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.“-Charles Swindoll I have seen this quote attributed to everyone from Lou Holtz to Dale Carnegie. The most frequent attribution is Swindoll. I use it here because Continue reading The Best Part of Teacher Training – Sr. Eileen Rice

Teaching and Winning

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” -Brad Henry I am participating in the #AprilBlogADay challenge. The prompts are provided by Meredith Towne (@BklynMeredith) a teacher in Brooklyn, NY. Today’s prompt is: Continue reading Teaching and Winning

My Ideal Course – Learning or Teaching

I am participating in the #AprilBlogADay challenge. The prompts are provided by Meredith Towne (@BklynMeredith) a teacher in Brooklyn, NY. The prompt a couple days ago was what would be your ideal course to take or teach? I chose to Continue reading My Ideal Course – Learning or Teaching

Be Informed – Three Podcasts For Learning

“Be smart, be intelligent, and be informed.” -Tony Alessandra Being informed is a process of reading, listening, discussing, and questioning. Growing up I read the newspaper every day, I watched the news every night, and I read endless amounts of non-fiction Continue reading Be Informed – Three Podcasts For Learning

Ending Bedtime Chaos

“Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.” -JoJo Jensen Ever since our three-year-old, Alexa, moved from the crib to a bed our nightly bed time routines have been chaotic. Despite our best intentions, bedtime has been a big struggle. Continue reading Ending Bedtime Chaos