teacher guilt

How to Destroy Your Classroom Community in 4 Easy Steps

Obviously, destroying your classroom community is not on any teacher’s list of to-dos. But, there are some big mistakes that can have a negative impact on your classroom, your relationship with students and their relationship with one another. One of the biggest mindset shifts we need to overcome is not

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Why I’m Stepping Away From Teaching

So much has happened since I stepped into a classroom in 2011. A decade later, I’m stepping away. This past year has put many things into perspective. Priorities have shifted. Teaching, in the normal sense, has become almost unrecognizable. I leaned towards the changes and worked my hardest to support

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Why I’m Not Shopping for my Classroom this Summer

Disclaimer: I find nothing, absolutely nothing, wrong with wanting to spend money on your classroom.  I have in the past and I will in the future.  But there are some stages of life where other things take precedent over a new set of plastic organizer bins or a stack full

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