EdPuzzle or PlayPosit

As teachers, our goal is to save time. No matter what benefits a program offers, time is key.

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I’m Not Playing Your Games

I’m not playing your games! This is what my sweet Isabel proclaimed to the seventh-grade male who wouldn’t hand her his paper as she was collected and organizing all of the class’s papers. He kept slightly placing his paper in her hand and then jerking it back. #immature However, it’s expected at his age, but […]

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On Strike

Teachers in LA Unified are going on strike because their needs and demands are not being met. Although I teach in LA, I am not part of a school participating in the strike; however, I did wear red in support of those teachers. Ironically, my keys chose to go on strike and I was not […]

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God’s Plan

I thought it was called “Sunny Southern California” since the weather was always…..well, sunny. THEN WHY AM I OUT HERE WEARING UGGS?! Honestly, I can’t complain, I’m grateful to have a job and be able to wear this cute outfit considering everything going on with the public schools around me. God’s hand is surely in […]

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Made Me, Me: My Valentine Story

Whatever your “status” on this day is its part of what is making, you…you, and how you handle it dictates the end result.

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Second Impressions

One never gets a second chance to make a first impression, but remember the first impression is not the last chance to make a good impression.

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Let Them Make Mistakes

“Well, we all make mistakes, dear, so just put it behind you. We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.”

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Preparation. Preparation. Preparation.

Every time August comes around, I have this awful reoccurring dream. It’s the first day of school. Every thing is moving in slow motion. I’m panicking. I have no idea what I’m doing the first day of class. I arrive early. After clicking ferociously through files of past lesson plans saved on my computer, I race to the copy machine, only to find there’s a long line because two out of three of the machines are jammed!

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What My Students Teach Me

This week has been Teacher appreciation week. Which, of course, brings with it many notes and letters from our students. As a person whose love language is words of encouragement, it is truly one of my favorite times of the year. These letters inspire and encourage me, but they also teach me.

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