Teachers Learning from Teachers

It's Week 2 for the #dcsdblogs challenge! This week's prompt is: What is the best thing you've ever learned from another teacher? Everything I know now I learned from other teachers. Teachers I grew up with, teachers I took classes from, teachers I learn from on Twitter and Voxer, teachers' pictures I see on Instagram …

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Boot Camp – last day

Friday was our last day of Aphasia U Boot Camp.ย  I don't think I posted about this before but on the first night, Derrick's wife and sister came to talk about the website they've started in Derrick's memory. https://www.strokestrong.org/ To help raise awareness of aphasia, they are making each participant with aphasia their own cards …

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A civil rights learning moment

Something has been brewing for a bit now andย among other solutions, it seems like I should write about it. I'm honestly not sure how it started. The election? The rhetoric? My ongoing journey teaching at a private school this year? (I taught at a Title I school in Reno from 2010-2015.) Regardless, there was quite …

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bursting with anticipation!

This snowy morning I got to meet more parents of incoming kindergartenersย of my new school, the Lake Tahoe School. I was anxious because I've never been to a meet the teacher coffee before and in this case, I was the teacher. I was anxious because being the center of adult attention is one of my …

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