Put on some lipstick & pull yourself together

"I don't want to do this, it's too hard." "I'm triggered." "Why did you smack him?" "I thought he took my pencil." "Where is the pencil?" "I found it in my pocket..." These are direct quotes from my students, middle schoolers who are hormonal and dramatic and lazy. They refuse to learn some days and, … Continue reading Put on some lipstick & pull yourself together

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Let men be men by letting boys be boys.

I have something to say. I expect J to open doors for me. I expect him to walk me to my car at the end of a date. I expect him to help me with my coat and offer to carry my shopping bags (which, no joke, are usually his shopping bags). Now, I don't … Continue reading Let men be men by letting boys be boys.

Let it begin | 4 Ways To Dominate the Back-to-School Shuffle

I spent today hunched over my computer as I dredged through a backlog of email so impressive I could star in my own episode of Hoarders: Buried Alive - Virtual Edition. Classy. I'm doing my best to get caught up before school starts and all hell breaks loose. If you've followed along, you probably know that I'll … Continue reading Let it begin | 4 Ways To Dominate the Back-to-School Shuffle

Because…Science!

I currently have 5 tabs open on my browser window.  They are: ETS Study Companion, Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge Education Portal Review Course, Chapter 16, Lesson 3 - What is Relative Dating? - Law of Superposition, Principles of Original Horizontality & Cross-Cutting Relationships Google Calculator Earth Science Essentials, 2nd Edition The Period Table of … Continue reading Because…Science!