Banyan Trees and Babies!

Hello friends! It has been a hot minute (9 months) since I’ve posted new content, hasn’t it?  I’ll explain my absence further down in this post, but first let me start by sharing a beautiful art project with you that my 5th graders absolutely loved. First, let me say that I did not invent this art project. You’ve probably seen these trees floating around your Pinterest feed if you’ve searched for upper elementary art lessons before.  But I’m here to {Read More}

Liebster Award and TPT Cyber Sale!

Today is a great day!  First, after more than a few hours in the “office” today, I am almost completely done with Trimester 1 report cards!  Second, TPT’s Cyber Monday Sale starts tomorrow (and yes, my items are 28% off!).  And last but not least, I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Where the Wild Things Learn! (Don’t you just love her blog name?) So what is the Liebster Award? The Liebster Award is given by bloggers to up {Read More}

“A Little More About Me” Linky

Hello friends! Today is my birthday!  I couldn’t think of a better day than today to link up with Amy Lemon’s “Tell me More, Tell me More” Linky party!  And because I’m the new blogger on the block, this is a great way to introduce myself!  So let’s get down to it…and I will start by introducing you to the two most important people in my life: 1. I have an amazing boyfriend named Justin.  We met online!  He’s tall, {Read More}

An Incredible Career Moment

 Today I was reflecting on moments from my first year of teaching.  For me it started off with a BIG SURPRISE…. When I was in 4th Grade, I decided that I wanted to be a teacher.  Why?  Because I adored each of the teachers that I had been lucky enough to experience in my short life.  But my 4th grade teacher was what clinched it for me.  Her name was Mrs. Coleman, and she was tough.  Most of the kids {Read More}

I Have a Dream!

Welcome to The Teacher Life… the result of my dream! You see, I love teaching, but working on my MAT in Educational Technology has inspired me to think larger, reach higher, dream bigger!  I have learned SO much while completing my masters program that I am more inspired to teach then ever – and I started to wonder, what would our schools be like if all teachers were able to take continuous professional development to jump start their teaching engines {Read More}