Red Hands

He threw open the door, ran hard up the stairs, and didn’t come back down. The water started running in the tub for a few minutes and then silence. My oldest took the baby and I went upstairs to investigate. What I found sent me into angry-mom mode instantly. Red paint on the carpet, onContinue reading “Red Hands”

Structural Racism

I don’t always do a great job of having conversations on social media about race. Many times it’s because my emotions get in the way. But one thing I do well is sharing my experiences as I learn. It’s important to me because I am an ally for my Friends of Color and Students ofContinue reading “Structural Racism”

Finding Ways Through Math Anxiety

The longer our students face an inability to form necessary connections in their math foundation, the more anxious they feel and will be less likely to ask questions.

#OneMonthGoals Reflection

This past August was my first round of #OneMonthGoals. Read here for how I stumbled upon Michael Matera, Educator and Author of Explore Like a Pirate, and his encouragement to join his movement one month at a time! His goal was different than mine, and others who gave it a go had their own goals.Continue reading “#OneMonthGoals Reflection”