One Teacher's Voice


Snow-Covered Grassroots Organizing

Since my “spring” break looks like this: I decided it’s time to start planning out a new grassroots organization. I’m still kicking around different ideas but one thing I do … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Originally posted on Seattle Education:
By the way, the third MAP test which is given in the Fall is solely for the use of NWEA. That’s why it’s “optional”. We’re…

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

It’s time to take a stand

After a break that was much too long I have updated the links on the Standardized Testing page. There are articles, organizations, research, editorials and much more. Please consider taking … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Fit Teacher

I am trying to incorporate fitness as a more regular part of my life. I’ve splurged on a few personal training sessions to jump start the process but I know … Continue reading

February 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Phonics folders — New pics!

I made these folders with the help of printouts from Words Their Way for seven of my students. They are the most tangled with reading with very few strategies to … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

More teacher-y supplies!

I’m quite thankful we’re able to use these purchases as tax write-offs. I’m very thankful to the Dollar Store and United Art and Education for stocking so many useful and … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reflections from week one

I successfully survived my first full week of teaching ESL. I immediately adored the kiddos and my co-workers are great! I can finally find my way around and I’m starting … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment