What was the purpose of my human? – Hannah Gadsby, TED Talk This is something I think we all pondered all throughout PD today. What is the purpose of my human? What role do I serve as an educator in the classroom? What role do I serve in my students’ lives? What connections do I…

Y: Miss Ala. Miss Ala. K poopy me! Translation: Miss Sara. Miss Sara. K called me ‘poopy’! I miss that kid πŸ˜‚πŸ™„πŸ˜Š

Little People with Big Emotions

This past few months have really made me appreciate myself as a teacher. We have our ups and downs but sometimes when bigger things come into our lives, we do not really know how to handle it right away. As an adult, I admit, I do not know how to handle some of the things…

this was one heck of a week class observations teacher evaluations getting ready for conferences meeting deadlines transitions- criers, complainers, elopers, loud talkers 3-minute bathroom break = lunch break but no lunch quiet time does not equate to quiet time LITTLE PEOPLE dealing with BIG EMOTIONS paperwork, paperwork, paperwork Our butterflies hatched πŸ›πŸ¦‹πŸ˜Œ

Once Upon A Windy Day…

Kids: Ms. Sara…. it’s really windy. Me: I know! Hold onto yourselves so you don’t get blown away. Holding onto their hats and scarves, some of the older ones look at me puzzled while the younger ones look at me in amazement, as if to ask Can that really happen? πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜„ Β 

While walking in line…

Walking in line is a hard thing to do for my kids and its understandable. We have a long way to go before we reach the cafeteria. The dynamics of my classroom makes it an interesting class. There are kids who fight in line, kids who decide it’s time to sit down for a conversation,…

“There are no seven wonders in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.” – Walter Streightiff

Something I have to remind myself everyday since my sheep have a tendency to wander away from the flock… some more so than others 😊