The 1st part of this school year is almost wrapped up like a present under the tree. I can’t say just how excited I am about getting away and recharging, but I am sure you understand my current state. Also this marks the end of 2015 a pretty good year over all. As with all … Continue reading A look back at 2015
This past weekend I competed in my second Olympic Lifting meet in Savannah, GA. I do believe that I’ve found a niche’ outside of CrossFit that fits me. This is pretty exciting. Let’s do a SWOT. Strengths I increased my lifting weight in every area. I was able to complete all three of my snatches. … Continue reading My second Oly Lifting Meet
This is just a small excerpt about a student who walked into Room D44 to make me a better person. Thank you. Continue reading I now know why I teach
Another great week. I got a lot done. I still have a ton to do, but this week was productive for sure. Our math coach stopped by to teach a Math Workshop Lesson. Wow, she’s good. My kids learned a lot. This was a part of the lesson. Thank you, Coach O’Connel! Combined our … Continue reading This is becoming a trend
This week was OUTSTANDING! I love this group of kids! I’m so very happy to have come aboard. Now let’s review this week in pics. The 5th grade team thought it would be nice to start everyone’s week with a special card. They were right. That was kinda cool. My neighbor who’s a 1st year … Continue reading First full week in review.
This school year started off with very little fan fair. That’s a good thing, trust me. I’m OK with easing into gear and a slow take off to cruising altitude. Let’s look at the current state of affairs. The Exciting I have 15 students. Most are of Hispanic descent. I have more boys than girls … Continue reading And so it begins
I am all about a dramatic outside presentation of a serious learning environment. I want everyone to feel that giving anything less than their best in my room isn’t going to go over very well. It’s not intimidating, but it has to be a situation where everyone knows what to expect and that I believe … Continue reading We start my new classroom in 3,2,1…