Ten Day Brain Break Challenge!

Ten Day Brain Break Challenge!

YES!!!!!! I have been planning this for quite some time! I decided to save it for April because I think it seems to be the month that always drags on FOREVER! I will keep this blog short and sweet. I am inviting you and your students to do a 10 day Brain Break challenge. Each…
Screenshot! A super time saver!

Screenshot! A super time saver!

Y'all... one of my absolute FAVE tech tools is Screenshot YouTube. It is the first Chrome extension I talk about in my course, and honestly, I wanted to cry the first time I used it because I couldn't believe the time I had previously waisted, clipping, snipping, and painstakingly screenshotting each part of a clip…
Brain Breaks Part 25: STOMP, CLAP, SNAP!

Brain Breaks Part 25: STOMP, CLAP, SNAP!

What!? Maestra Loca?! You still blog!? I know... I suck this year... oh well! Something is better than nothing I suppose! Wanted to share a Brain Break with you that I've really been loving this year! The Middle School Music teacher at my school, Ashley Johnson, shared it with me. It is essentially body percussion...…
Let them process…

Let them process…

Yesterday, as I sat GLUED to my TV while simultaneously scrolling through Instagram, completely and totally absorbed. Sucked in. I knew immediately, my students were too... I knew their social media channels would be littered with the same. I knew MOST of their families would have the news on... I knew by this morning they'd…
Brain Breaks Part 24: This or That

Brain Breaks Part 24: This or That

HEY Y'ALL! I know I know.... it HAS indeed been a while. Things are crazy here... Crazy to say the very least. I have SO much going on in my personal life right now I am barely coping with teaching... Remember to give yourself and ALL teachers grace because this year is indescribably challenging and…