Hey, teacher–need help with your résumé?

You are a great teacher. You are learning and growing, you are connecting with your students, you are an expert in your content area, and you are a team player. You are an ideal candidate–but are you able to communicate that effectively on your résumé? You probably know that I love writing lessons, but do you know…

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BEST of 2017

I love the year-end/new year season in the blogosphere. Many of my favorite bloggers (see sidebar for a list of blogs I read regularly) publish special posts or series of posts that feature their most popular posts from the last year. It’s a great time to be reminded of all those ideas that rocked your…

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Meet Darcy Pippins, SWCOLT Nominee for ACTFL Teacher of the Year

This year’s SWCOLT Nominee for ACTFL Teacher of the Year is Darcy Pippins. Darcy teaches Spanish III, IV and AP Spanish Language and Culture at Norman High School in Norman, OK–the same high school from which she graduated! She has taught Spanish for 18 years in varying capacities, including Fluency Fast courses and classes at the  University of Oklahoma. This is the second of…

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