Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead
As an aspiring teacher, one of the many goals that I have for my students is to instill the importance of wellness upon them. As you may or may not know, wellness is not just about eating healthy and exercising. There are several components of wellness (six to be exact), all of which need to maintained to live a healthy and balanced life. Continue reading “Wellness Bucks Program”
I’m not too sure how many of you have ever heard of a WebQuest, but it’s an amazing resource to bring variety and enriching information via technolgy into the classroom. Continue reading “My Health WebQuest”
The first day of school is just around the corner and I’m certain that I’m way more excited than my two boys. Back to school means back into the classroom for me! I’m not a credentialed teacher yet, but I’m well on my way and love subbing in the meantime. Continue reading “Back to School Prep”
I’ve always believed that exercise plays a vital role in obtaining emotional balance, mental clarity, and higher energy levels. This brilliantly written article by Mary Carmichael provides the scientific backing to my preconceived notions.
The Can Exercise Make You Smarter was featured in Newsweek and can be found here. Enjoy!
With summer here, our children will have more time available for video games, television, and smartphones. Parents please take a few minutes to watch these videos. Then, you and your children can establish rules and guidelines for the summer months PRIOR to screen time getting out of hand. Continue reading “Summer and Screen Time”
This project was supposed to happen over the summer, but I just got too excited. I have my Science & Math CSET on Tuesday and I have a ton of nervous energy. After putting in my studying time for the day, I would use any remaining “free me” time to work on the armoire. Continue reading “DIY: Armoire Transformed into a Classroom Treasure- Part 2”
This summer I’ll be heading back into the gym and doing what I love- teaching TRX classes!! This summer will be different from last summer in one very exciting way. I’m beyond excited to announce that CrossFit Lucky 4 will be offering a Summer Fit Club for junior high and 6th grade students and I get to be one of instructors! Continue reading “Summer Fit Club!”
With my Science & Math CSET just around the corner, I have been studying like a mad woman and I’m dying to craft, organize, or at least start working on my armoire. Continue reading “Yearning to Craft”