This wasn’t the post I had thought I would do, but that is okay. Richard shared this link with me about a TedTalk given by Jarrett Krosoczka. He is the author and illustrator of the popular Lunch Lady book series. I’ve been trying to assist in the cafeteria every day as this school year has begun.… Continue reading Heroes of the Lunchroom
This poem says it all for today.
Thank you Zuni PTA for sponsoring and hosting the Boo Hoo Breakfast for our new Kinder families this past Friday. It was the best attended Kinder Welcome Event I’ve been privileged to attend. As someone new to Zuni, it was very exciting to see so many families attending, meeting one another, and signing up to… Continue reading Boo Hoo Breakfast
Today is the first day for our new Kindergarten students. All week I’ve been thinking about these little ones, the memories of my first day and of the first day for my children. My first day of Kindergarten was a day of anticipation. I was ready to start and wanted to start. My mom dropped… Continue reading First Day of Kindergarten
300 new words. That is one of our goals this year within our instructional practice. That equates to 6-8 vocabulary words per week. This is a goal we can reach with our students. These 6-8 vocabulary words though will not be just any old words. The vocabulary we must teach must connect to classroom learning, be applicable… Continue reading 300 New Words
When one moves to a new job, a new community, new school, new classroom, or something similar, there is always that feeling of uncertainty. In moving to a new school this year, I’m having that feeling of uncertainty. Not about whether it was the right thing to move, but in what needs to be done… Continue reading Being New
Welcome to my new blog. I am making the commitment to myself and to you, to writing a blog this school year. In transferring to a new school with a focus on communication and technology, it ups the need to lead by example. Yesterday was my first day at the new school, Zuni Elementary, in… Continue reading First Day