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Creating Assignments

This has always been one of my most favorite parts of teaching. It keeps me up at night brainstorming and getting excited about projects. I often use Pinterest for general ideas or inspiration and run with it. But the core of creating assignments comes down to 4 major assessments:-Essay-Assessment-Creation-Presentation Why? I never understood why something… Continue reading Creating Assignments

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Standardized Tests

In the last few decades, standardized testing has taken a front and center seat in the educational world. Some states require testing at certain grades for data, funding, and even as a graduation requirement. Nationally, most students are encouraged to take the SATs or ACTs, depending on their desired goals after they graduate. No matter… Continue reading Standardized Tests

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Kindergarten

The time is upon us. I am starting Athena with Kindergarten. We’ve spent the last 2 years doing some preschool things and at this point, she is ready for some more intentional material. In Pennsylvania, Kindergarten is not compulsory, homeschooling is an age thing, but we are using this year to be an intentional and… Continue reading Kindergarten

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Mud Kitchen Crib Repurpose

Eleanor has become a sheer escape artist. What was once a once every few montha occurrence became a daily- jumping out of her crib. We were still sharing a bedroom with her, so taking the front off daybed style to leave her exposed to the whole bedroom was not an option. Athena has already had… Continue reading Mud Kitchen Crib Repurpose

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My Fav Foundational Clothing Pieces

Yes, I have a black dress or 2. Yes, I have some skirts and a handful of Kate Spade pieces from when I worked there in college. I also have absolutely no problem thrifting or hitting up my friend Alexa of MisfitThrifted for some goodies from time to time. BUT, there are a few things… Continue reading My Fav Foundational Clothing Pieces