Dear First-Year Teacher

I recently made a post (linked here if you missed it!) about my first week back in the school year and goals for the school year in which I recounted among other ideas, the importance of your mindset in dealing with change and personal growth. Teachers everywhere must be flexible daily and at all times whether

New School Year, New Goals

As educators across the country are settling in to the new school year, NYC public school teachers like myself have just finished our first week back. It has been a successful week for me and one I entered recharged and re-energized. This year is unique to me for several reasons since this year I’m teaching

#SummerGoals

School’s out and summer vacation is on, let us all rejoice! I already know educators across America have breathed a sigh of relief as have I on my last day this past Tuesday. And of course, it’s decidedly uncontested that we deserve it!   For this summer though I have quite a few goals and

My EDxEDNYC Conference Experience

This past Thursday I had the privilege and honor of attending and presenting at my first EDxEDNYC conference. For those unfamiliar with the conference, it’s a summit created by educators for educators that delivers inspired professional development sessions in different avenues of teaching from technology to pedagogical approaches to fostering student voice to others. This