My Cultural Memoir

A memoir is defined as a narrative composed from personal experience. These personal experiences can create, enhance, promote discovery, or destroy certain aspects of our lives. Often, we go through life allowing certain events, objects, circumstances, or even people to shape our perceptions of who we are and what we will become. We fail toContinue reading “My Cultural Memoir”

Student Choice Boards

It’s so important that we give our students options; it helps with engagement, accountability, and a sense of owning the lesson. All students do not learn the same, so when we create choice boards, you can also create the choices to cater to multiple learners. This is an example of differentiating instruction. I encourage youContinue reading “Student Choice Boards”

“Challenges for Teachers”

Teaching is far from easy or smiles and kisses.  Teaching or should I say educating is a challenging, yet a rewarding adventure.  Anyone who believes that teaching is “easy” has no idea about educating young minds.  Our students are very intelligent and intellectual, and they are often times distracted by outside circumstances that stretch beyondContinue reading ““Challenges for Teachers””

Who wants an ineffective ‘Teacher-Leader’?

I wanted to share with you some takeaways that I had from a course in Leadership and Supervision in Schools. No student or staff member wants to follow someone who does not exemplify the qualities that they are asking and seeking from them. It all starts with the individual first. I believe that as teachers,Continue reading “Who wants an ineffective ‘Teacher-Leader’?”