Tonight I have been thinking a lot about high school and things that I would have changed if I could do it all over again. One of those things would have been taking a art class or two. I always loved the subject, but put it second to my love of English. I wish that… Continue reading Art Dump 7/30/2017
Jesus was the monster hiding under my bed. For many years I feared the dark and the unknown voice that whispered " stay " whenever I dared tiptoe out of my bedroom. I would lay awake until midnight, too energized to go to sleep. As a child when I awoke, that voice would call out… Continue reading Jesus: The Monster Under My Bed (a condensed version of my testimony )
I am going to keep this short and sweet, but today I have found myself thinking about Central High Schools new Montessori magnet. I am incredibly optimistic about what this means for the students entering the program. Central High School Montessori
My Class Schedule (Fall 2017) Math 100 I am deeply concerned about my math class this fall. Math has always been a subject that I struggle with; no amount of tutoring and studying has ever helped prevent me from getting the numbers jumbled in my head. Reading numbers for me has always been very difficult… Continue reading My Class Schedule and Thoughts (Fall Semester )
I am headed to college August 3rd. I haven't thought much about the adjustments that are going to take place in my life, but suddenly it has hit me hard. In just a week and a half, I will be on my own. I will be surrounded by people much smarter and more talented then… Continue reading A Disturbing Thought
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Today I realized that in many ways I have been looking at my decision to pursue teaching as less important then my peers decisions to pursue other things. Teaching is powerful in its own right and I need to change my mindset. I am not taking out student loans in vain; I can change the… Continue reading Teaching is Powerful