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…

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

Picking Flowers (and weeds)

I bet my children’s parents never have to worry about weeds in their yard. Because these kids…. they pluck every beautiful flower (or weed) they see. Instead of playing they’re busy picking flowers for their mommies and daddies ❀❀, wiping their pollen-stained hands on their clothes, their hair whipping in the wind, their eyes shying…

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,…

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

My New Classroom

I am starting out this new school year as a Head Start Teacher and will continue to learn with little people.