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
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
This year teachers were given $75 from our generous PTO. I have decided to allow my students to decide how that money is spent. I will be giving them this challenge during the first few days of school.
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