Those of you who have followed my blog for a while now already know that April is one of my favorite months: National Poetry Month! Don’t you love this year’s poster (above)? It reminds me of hanging poems from the tree by the campfire at Highlights. If you’re new to my blog, then let me […]
I was doing perfectly fine until this morning. And by fine, I mean I was so busy scrambling to cancel/rearrange/work/survive, that I didn’t have time to be afraid. And that’s not to say I wasn’t worried, because BOY have I been worried about so many other people (my mom, my TA, my friends, etc.). But […]
I just participated in a wonderful SCBWI webinar today where an Art Director talked about portfolios. If you’re a SCBWI member, I hope you take advantage of every webinar you find out about. They’re super cheap and I’ve found them to be incredibly informational, even on topics I think I’ve already heard everything there is […]
I hate resolutions. I stopped making them as a teenager when I realized I was making the same ones every year and not actually accomplishing them (usually about my weight which I’ve NEVER been happy with). At some point, I started using New Year’s as an assessment tool instead. And over the last few years, […]
sigh! Time is flying much faster this school year than I anticipated. I can’t believe it’s Thanksgiving already! Perhaps it’s because I’m SO overwhelmed from this school year or perhaps it’s because time passes anyway no matter what we do, but I wasn’t prepared to be here already. Were you?
I’m not gone, just … drowning. I’ve started my classroom (or re-started) 3 times now, this school year alone. The last major change was 2 weeks ago when I suddenly became a full Kindergarten teacher (which I’ve never been so this is a HUGE learning curve for me). It was very dramatic for the first […]
It is nearly April, one of my favorite months: NATIONAL POETRY MONTH!