Brain Breaks Part 10: Zip, Zap, Zoom!

Brain Breaks Part 10: Zip, Zap, Zoom!

I am lucky enough to work with a Broadway Star. The Meredith Long (Dieth) is our theatre guru/teacher/mentor/GENIUS at St. Martin's Episcopal School. She is such an incredible inspiration. She loves what she does, and she LOVES introducing ALL children to the power  and magic of the theatre. I can't imagine my life without her. I…
A Day without Internet…

A Day without Internet…

I strongly disagree with the statement "you should never rely on the internet". If your school has wifi, then I don't see ANY problem with planning to USE that internet and USE it frequently. These are the various things I use it for every second of every day (I'll blog about each of these individually…
Nicknames: Unique, Priceless, Unforgettable

Nicknames: Unique, Priceless, Unforgettable

Sooo I just read an old blog from Spanish Plans. It spoke about giving "Spanish" or "Latino" names to students in our classrooms and WHY the author doesn't do it. There were many reasons included that I hadn't even thought about. If you're interested in reading it you can find it here. I've never given students…
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Resource

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Resource

HOLA! Today I am in Shreveport, LA getting ready to present at LFLTA (Louisiana's State conference)! Can't wait! My genius colleague, Sara Broussard (who is the most generous, thoughtful and modest person I know) made this amazing FREE resource for teaching about MLK Jr.  I hope you all have an amazing weekend! Wish me luck,…
Día de Reyes Magos/New Year resource again!

Día de Reyes Magos/New Year resource again!

FELIZ Año nuevo mis amigos!!!! I took a MUCH needed break from my YouTube, Twitter, and Blog over vacation. I still managed to work the entire time but it was amazing how much more relaxed I feel. I had to reset before coming back yesterday to 6 classes/6 preps back to back! It is going…