Sink or swim? My view of the First Year as a Teacher

Today was the penultimate day of school, coming second only to its slightly more beautiful, ultimate day of school – otherwise known as the second to last and the last days of school! Trouble is, today was also the last real opportunity that I had to complete my “application” to come off probationary employment. What…

Chilling with “the” Dan

So no biggie, but I went to Dan Meyer’s PD today and my mind was blown. Then, it was reconstructed in a beautifully perplexed way. Sure I’ve read his blog, watched his videos, and taught his lessons, but today surpassed my already high expectations. What I got out of today’s sessions was this: Pick something…