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It has been a privilege.

January 28, 2017
Of all of the amazing experiences I had as the 2016 Envisioneer, I believe the greatest for me has been the opportunity to connect with people. From the out pouring of well wishes when my selection as

Back when I was a beginning teacher.....

January 20, 2017

You know how sometimes an interview you did for the school newspaper your first month of teaching resurfaces? 

Veterans Day

November 11, 2016

Veterans Day is America's opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans. However, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs, most Americans confuse this holiday with Memorial Day.

Technology Review: Zip Grade

October 29, 2016

Zip grade is a app based assessment grading and analysis tool that has completely changed the way I interact with my assessment data. 

FASFA Open Now!

October 5, 2016

Did you know the application window for FASFA is currently open?

Technology Review: Quizlet

September 29, 2016

A review of the technology website/app Quizlet. 

Suicide Prevention Day

September 10, 2016

Today is Suicide Prevention Day. A painful topic but one that as educators we need to prepare ourselves for. 

Swipe for Schools

August 27, 2016


Have you ever experienced how difficult it is to concentrate when you’re hungry? Imagine what it would be like to try and sit through class after class hungry.  


Why I Teach

August 14, 2016

I was recently asked by a colleague, what my goals for my classes are.  Not necessarily an unusual question, at least not for a teacher. I’m not sure why this time struck me as different, but the question really stayed with me. My answer could included grade distribution or test scores but that isn’t what teachers hear when asked these kinds of questions.  The question we really hear is, “Why do you teach?”  


Another school year is about to start, another adventure is about to begin………

August 6, 2016

The school year is almost upon us and I, like many teachers, am savoring the last few days of summer.