Getting better at it

of conflicts is due to difference in opinion and is due to wrong tone of voice. Also, text messaging and email have no tone of voice which can also be damaging.


They don't get more precious than this little one "rockin' that extra chromosome". Downs Syndrome Kids are such a gift to us all. I have a special place in my heart for them!

Love this quote- could paint and hang over my reading center

“The more that you read, the more things you will KNO. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! Would love this in the book nook of lochy's future playroom

differentiated reader response cards, kids will never know. Perfect they are all doing what they can, its not to easy for some and too hard for others!

differentiated reader response cards, kids will never know AND a video tutorial about printing on sticky notes!

Teaching matters

Reflections on the ASCD 2012 conference, Part 2 -

The best part of teaching is that it matters. The hardest part of teaching is that every moment matters, every, so true!


So much truth! You don't need big words to say things, you need to say them so people understand!


I facilitate thinking. I engage minds. I listen to questions. I encourage risk I support struggle. I cultivate dreams. I learn everyday. I teach. I'm so proud of you for getting accepted into the program, babe. You are a really great teacher!

:) I love this

"She's my person. If I murdered someone, she's the person I'd call to help me drag the corpse across the living room floor. She's my person."-Meredith Grey Vasileva Langley you're my person! Lol :D


I love my friends, and I hope to always keep them close in this crazy life of ours. They mean so much to me. I love you girls you keep me sane.