Photo by Chinh Le Duc on Unsplash What a whirlwind of a year! Our small one-room school had fully and officially transitioned to accreditation. It took a lot of meetings between school administrators and teachers to make our school reach the standards the accreditation organization were looking for. This school year is the best yet.… Continue reading Happy 2019!
The elder's wife from our church and her daughter had planned to give DIY Christmas cards for the nursing home residents our church always go to every third week of the month as its ministry. So the daughter, who also teach at the same school as me, asked me if my mom and I could… Continue reading DIY Christmas Cards 2018
unsplash-logoTaelynn Christopher The Not-So-Artistic Art Teacher This year is the second time I am the arts and crafts teacher of our school. Last year, I had taught in a multigrade setting of grades 5th-8th. It was tough since not many of them like art and they “have to” do projects and color. Boo hoo. This… Continue reading The Not-so-Artistic Art Teacher
Feel like drowning when students don’t seem to like writing? Get on a R.A.F.T. I have been teaching for a while, but each year, I try to do something different depending on the general vibe I get with my students. I feel blessed that my 5th-7th grade students like English/Language Arts enough that they’re willing… Continue reading Get on a R.A.F.T.
How do I get my ideas? As an ELA teacher, I wanted my 5th-7th graders to write a lot in any forms. However, they always ask me for ideas on what to write about. Sometimes, it stumps me a bit, and I thought, I should have some sort of clue where to get ideas just… Continue reading 15 Story Ideas to Get You Going
It’s been known that people make resolutions for the new year- exercise and lose weight, sleep early, eat healthily, blah blah blah. And it is also known that two weeks into January, those resolutions are almost all broken. I’m notorious for that. Don’t shake your head, I know most likely you failed your resolutions, too.… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution in December
Oh my goodness!!!!! I have been trying to get into this WordPress blog for the longest time and it wouldn't load. I needed to blog stuff, but it just wouldn't. So I ended up opening a Tumblr blog, but it just isn't the same. I miss you, WordPress. Don't ever pull another stunt ever again!
Hello, you guys. Long time no see, I know. So many things had happened between the last post and now, but the real question is: HAVE I BEEN KEEPING UP WITH MY 30-DAY CHALLENGES? In a word, no. But let me explain! Like I said above, there had been things happening. First of all, as… Continue reading Challenge Fail!
Did I make it? Yes... and no. It's been 30 days since I thought up this crazy challenge that only first started between my sister and cousin, who almost always like to do crazy stuff with me. Other friends got the bug and wanted to try along with us, too. And I'm still alive! LOL.… Continue reading Day 30- Done!