My Path

I need to get out. The sun is shining and I know I should be outside enjoying the seasonally warm November afternoon. I need to rationalize with myself. Yes, it’s okay to set… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/23/15

I just got back home from NCTE convention in Minneapolis. Needless to say, I am thrilled to have brought back 50 free books with me! I can’t wait to dig into this big… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/16/15

I have become rather obsessed with reading newly published books and blogging about them. I feel like I’m in the loop and on the edge of literacy when I get to participate in… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/9/15

How does Monday always approach so quickly? I feel like the weeks have flown by and my To Be Read list continues to grow larger and larger. Moreover, the books I need to… Continue reading

Teaching Is Hard

I have officially made it through the first quarter of the school year as a teacher. I have survived the open house, the first day of school, the first unit, and parent-teacher conferences.… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/2/15

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly blog meme. The kidlit version is hosted by Unleashing Readers and Teach Mentor Texts. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week: Ish by Peter… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 10/26/15

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly blog meme. The kidlit version is hosted by Unleashing Readers and Teach Mentor Texts. Here’s what I’ve been reading: Shh! We Have A Plan… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 10/5/15

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly blog meme hosted by Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers. Here’s what I’ve been reading recently: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee With… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 9/21/15

Although I have been warned that the first year teaching is a challenge, I truly had no idea what I was getting myself into until I actually stepped foot in the classroom. Unfortunately,… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 9/14/15

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly blog meme for all book lovers! Check out Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers for kidlit reviews. Here’s what I’ve been reading: This is… Continue reading