Why I Decided to Blog

Inspired by my graduate work in Principal Leadership and Supervision,¬†I wanted a space to share my successes, failures, ideas, thoughts, opinions, and innovations in education. As a special educator and future school leader, It is my goal to improve instructional practice beyond my classroom. I want to inspire and share special education strategies that are… Continue reading Why I Decided to Blog

First Days of School, Writing

Classroom Lesson on Uniqueness and Inner Beauty

Sometimes, the best lessons don't come from books... A Lesson From Mother Nature: The Individual Beauty of Seashells Last year, while walking down a gorgeous beach on Captiva Island, a lesson idea popped into my mind. As I gathered shells, I noticed the individual¬†beauty of each one. The color, shape, and design of each shell… Continue reading Classroom Lesson on Uniqueness and Inner Beauty


Shifting My Thoughts on Writing Instruction

Using Exemplar Writing the WRONG Way Last night I attended a graduate class which ultimately inspired this post. During our class time the professor provided feedback on our most recent writing assignment. I was looking forward to ideas and suggestions to improve my writing at a graduate level. Instead, the class was given a lecture… Continue reading Shifting My Thoughts on Writing Instruction