Summer Project Update 4

Summer Project Update #4

Summer Project Update 4

Life has been quite busy!  I apologize for leaving you all hanging with my summer project progress.  You can read whole story by starting here.   Then read update one,  update two, and update three.   After you finish that you can find Summer Project Update Number Four below Continue reading “Summer Project Update 4”

The Quest to Conquer Summer Projects

Summer Projects

Summer projects

That time of year is here again, the time to conquer my piles of summer projects.  One of the biggest struggles I have as a teacher is balancing my time.  I somehow never have time to work on “fun” projects during the school year leaving me with piles of  projects to complete in the summer.  This year was no exception, and since I had time during my maternity leave this fall to find a few new projects my list of things to do this summer has grown.  Luckily I have this blog to help keep me intentional with my projects and to document them so that perhaps I will feel accomplished at the end of this summer. Continue reading “The Quest to Conquer Summer Projects”

Tinkergarten: Outdoor Adventure in the Big City

Tinkergarten

Disclaimer (I currently teach for Tinkergarten, but the views here are my own and I was not asked to write, nor compensated for this post)

As much as I love teaching there are things that frustrate me about public schools.  Perhaps this is because I didn’t grow up in school, or perhaps it is because as an Intentional Explorer I research things like “what kids need to learn best” and “how should kids be learning”.  Because of this I feel frustrated at the crossroads of school and education where the paths cross but go in opposite directions.  In any case, I was super excited in the fall of 2016 to learn about a fairly new movement called Tinkergarten.   Continue reading “Tinkergarten: Outdoor Adventure in the Big City”