And the winner is….

  I am laughing out loud!! 74 teachers left comments with their email addresses or emailed me to enter the giveaway. I loved reading all of your stories! I am wow’ed by the amount of time and resources that all of you have poured into your teaching practice! This morning, at 6:24am, I used this…

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Giveaway Final Hours!

While more than 60 people have commented on my giveaway post, only 40 people are entered in the giveaway (which ends tonight!) because 20+ did not add their emails. Quick! Go back to the giveaway post and check to see if you remembered to include your email address! If not, respond to the comment that…

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Michele Whaley

Dear World, If you didn’t already know this, Michele Whaley is amazing. She teaches Russian at West High School here in Anchorage, and she is one of the best teachers and people that I have ever met. Have you ever heard of Embedded Reading? Thank Michele Whaley (and Laurie Clarcq). Have you ever heard of…

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I’m baaaack!

Back to teaching, that is. I am going to have the best of both worlds this fall–at least I hope that’s how it ends up! I have just accepted a Spanish teaching position at the school run by my church, Birchwood Christian School, for two periods per day–one period for middle schoolers and one for…

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Don’t Expect Much!

Just wanted to take a minute and let y’all know to not be expecting many new plans in the next few weeks, since I will be quite busy with the newest addition to our family! Leland Joseph was born on Saturday, six days before his due date and about three weeks after I was ‘done’…

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A New Year and a new baby!

I have a baby!! Ellis Henry Bex was born on Monday, December 26 at 11:15pm. We are both healthy and already very well adjusted to our new life. When the rest of the country returns to school on Tuesday, I will be happily snoozing away, dreaming of the days when my life didn’t revolve around breastfeeding.…

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