5 Steps to your Strongest, most Successful and JOYful Year with Acquisition Driven Instruction, YET!- a Masterclass with La Maestra Loca

5 Steps to your Strongest, most Successful and JOYful Year with Acquisition Driven Instruction, YET!- a Masterclass with La Maestra Loca

YES! I'm FINALLY doing it! I've put together an INCREDIBLE Masterclass! After two SERIOUSLY tumultuous years, teachers are facing yet another school year full of uncertainty, pivots, and unexpected plot twists! I'll be honest. I am exhausted and it is only September! What the heck right!? Join me this Sunday, September 19th at 2pm CST…
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…