Category Archives: Education

Rigor or Relationships?

Many educators in Texas have returned to work and it’s shocking because it seems like we just started our Summer Break yesterday. Some teachers have recovered, many have not, but we can all agree that most are overly anxious about … Continue reading

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The Crayola Experience

This year’s summer vacation required us to travel across multiple states and during that time we started to allow our inner child take over. One of the states we visited was Minnesota and while there we decided to partake in … Continue reading

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I Am Amazing!

The last day of school for the 2021-21 school year has arrived and to say I am relieved is an understatement. As I woke up in preparation for the day and arrived tardy to work, I had to keep reminding … Continue reading

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Straight to the Point

She believed she could so she did. And, she has no intentions of stopping. Just a friendly reminder today, if you want it, it’s yours to have.

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The Problem in Education – Why People Leave?

This has been a very unique school year for educators and students across the nation. Since March 2020, we have tried virtual teaching, face to face learning and hybrid models and none have been effective. More students are failing and … Continue reading

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Graduation Ideas

I know it seems a bit premature but graduation season is quickly approaching. One of the conversations I encountered with many moms last spring was the conversation of graduation gifts for our high school seniors. All of us had children … Continue reading

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Survivor Part II – Teacher Edition

While I’ve never watched Survivor, I definitely understand the premise of the show. With limited options, you must show you are able to fend and provide for yourself. In becoming an educator more than twenty years ago, I don’t recall … Continue reading

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“Time for Change”

I heard some kids telling meHow they’ve lost all faith, in the world.They’ve been talking world peace nowAnd the wars in the streets. (Rucker, 2014, stanza 1) The lines on their faces so deep.A revolution, or reach out and touch … Continue reading

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The End of the Road

2020 has definitely been one for the books. People have been anticipating the closing of the year and the beginning of the end of a very difficult journey. I sat with my family to have a conversation surrounding 2020 and … Continue reading

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Sit Down, Be Humble

A few weeks ago, I shared a blog post titled Pet Peeves. In that particular post, I discussed how annoyed I become when I see people that are unwilling to celebrate others during their moments of success. Shortly after publishing … Continue reading

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