Class Names! So simple, SO unifying!

Class Names! So simple, SO unifying!

I have received 24 (I counted) emails in the last six months with a very simple question. How/Why do you name your classes? Each of my classes is named a different Spanish speaking country. In previous years I haven't had any rhyme or reason to which countries I choose. This year I named all of…
Posting student work for MORE input!

Posting student work for MORE input!

Another great benefit to my new school is being observed and evaluated again. Wait WHAT?! Did I just say that!? Yes, I did. One of the best parts of growing up as a teacher in the Denver Public Schools, under the leadership of Diana Noonan and Connie Navarro, is that you get VERY used to…
Meet My Memphis…

Meet My Memphis…

President's Day this year was an eventful one! My contractions started at 4:30 that morning. I knew I had 3-4 visitors from Country Day school observing that day, and I had gone through enough of our birthing classes to know that contractions could last for days before they're close enough together for it to actually…