you also have lots to tell me

One of the bazillion excuses that I came up with for not blogging is that I got switched grade level a quarter into the school year. I went from teaching middle school to high school, 11th-grade English to be more specific. Teaching a new grade level, especially one that I hadn’t taught before, was likeContinue reading “you also have lots to tell me”

What do you like least about teaching?

You probably have a lot of questions about what it means to be a teacher. You may be wondering if it’s a right fit for you. Is teaching challenging? The answer is yes. If you were to ask me today, after 3 years of teaching, What do you like least about teaching?, I’d say teachingContinue reading “What do you like least about teaching?”

Life’s beauty, life’s goodness, & life’s mystery

It’s been a busy week for me. So I decided to reuse an old post and turn it into a slideshow. I had fun creating it. And the final product turned out beautiful! I hope you enjoy! How was your week? Your amiga, Andrea p.s. – Would you like to see more posts in theContinue reading “Life’s beauty, life’s goodness, & life’s mystery”

He has the formula to being memorable

“If you could have one superpower, what superpower would you choose?” she asked. I thought about it for a moment. What would you have answered? I was expecting the usual interview question like “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” or “What makes you the best candidate for this job?”. Out of all interview questions I’veContinue reading “He has the formula to being memorable”

You know you can do better

She crumpled the paper without a care. “I don’t like it,” she said. Just like she crumpled the first paper, she crumpled the next. You are right if you guessed that those crumpled papers ended up in the trash. My friend crumpled her drawings every time she didn’t like them, in our high school artContinue reading “You know you can do better”