For me, most of August is still summer break. But back to school posts start to creep into my feed and, at least initially, there is a feeling of an extended Sunday night looming over each day. If I’m not careful, anxiety over plans for tomorrow take over my time today. It’s not fair to … Continue reading August: Time to harvest Sunday night energy.
As my classes completed a first semester of Self Directed Reading there were still some students who fought the idea of reading or who read begrudgingly. Even though I attempted to consistently remind myself that I needed to hold out and keep offering titles that may interest those students, there were days that it was … Continue reading Quis me amat?: An introductory Latin reading.
Students engage in increasing their language proficiency through self directed or free volunteer reading with comprehensible materials.
First off, I want to make it clear that the following words are my own thoughts and reflections as I observe the discussion over education happening in state level politics in Iowa the last couple of years. I work for West Des Moines Community Schools. These words are my own and have no reflection on … Continue reading A critical year for Iowa public schools.
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