Last week, I registered for my first ever Tough Mudder Challenge (Yikes!), and I have been working my buns off training for it. Even though it is in June, I started a workout schedule in January. It has been an incredible experience watching my muscles grow and the workouts get easier with every passing day.… Continue reading Tough Mudder for Brains
Giving feedback can be really difficult, especially when you are a perfectionist (like me). I will openly admit to wanting to nit-pick all of my students' work, even though I knew it would be unfair to them and that it would take me hours to get through me grading. Thankfully, I know the sandwich method.… Continue reading I love sandwiches, but….
Alright. Time to revist my SMARTER goal that I set a few weeks ago. As I am sure you have noticed, I have been not meeting it. I planned on posting once a week, hopefully every Monday, but I have been struggling to keep that going, mostly because I want to make exciting and useful… Continue reading SMARTER Goal Revisted
Orignially Posted on June 24, 2017 https://triestoteach.wordpress.com/ I was given this incredible curriculum to use for my 6th grade ELA class this summer. It is one of the go to frameworks used in New York. I love the layout and the flawless way it incorporates the CCSS into fun activities without putting focus on the… Continue reading Going Above and Beyond
So apparently I am quite awful at keeping up with a blog, but I would like to change that. In fact, I am going to use my new goal of blogging once a week as an excuse to write a post about SMARTER Goals. I have seen many different variations on what SMARTER stands for,… Continue reading SMARTER Goals