Top Ten Books I’ve Read So Far In 2015

The year in reading is halfway over! Fortunately, I’m on track to meet my 2015 reading goal to read more books than I did in 2014. It seems like I’ve read so much… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 6/29/15

Summer is treating me well in the book department. Despite working full-time at the bank, I’ve managed to read quite a few books. It’s Monday! What Are You Reading is a weekly blog… Continue reading

Introducing Problem-Solution Writing Zombie Style

When the principal called to set up the interview, I was ready – beyond ready. And then he said, “And you’ll have to give an hour teaching demonstration along with a formal interview.”… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 6/22/15

On Saturday I book binged and finished three books in one day, a new personal record. With all that binging, I have many reviews to write. So here’s some of what I’ve been… Continue reading

Celebrating Through the Sneezing

An unwelcome plethora of mucus has invaded my sinus cavities and, although summer colds are a bummer, I needed a moment of reflection to find something to celebrate this week. Visit Ruth Ayres… Continue reading

Summer 2015 PD Plans

After expressing my fears of June, July, and August, I have decided that I can waste away the summer months fretting over the commencement of school or I can do something about it.… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 6/15/15

More reading for me! I’m on track to achieve my 2015 reading goal, to read more books than I did in 2014. Unfortunately, I’ve been procrastinating reading professional development books because there are… Continue reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 6/8/15

  Sometimes readers find their expectations for books a little off-kilter. Other times, books surpass our expectations. This week was full of lukewarm books for me, but I have a bad habit of… Continue reading

June, July, and August

We’ve all heard that the best part of teaching is June, July, and August. Although this cliché is not true for most teachers, many educators look forward to rest and rejuvenation during the… Continue reading

Top Ten Books I’d Love To See As Movies

From books to movie adaptations – I love this current trend! Not only does it get people to read more, it’s also a fun experience to compare how I imagined the book with… Continue reading