The Three Passions of Teaching

Around November at a staff meeting our principal assigned teachers to work in groups to read Teach Like a Pirate and present their readings at future staff meetings. My immediate thought was: don’t we have enough work to do already? My next thought was: how long can I avoid this before I am forced to do…

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It’s February and I’m Tired

That’s the first title that popped into my head and I deem it completely appropriate. It is February and I am tired. Very tired. No one told me that being a full-time teacher would be this exhausting and this draining. I’ve even had three snow days since Winter Break, but am still completely dead every time I come home…

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Go Big or Go Home

Nice to meet you. The saying is “Go Big or Go Home” and, boy, am I living that way right now. I have always wanted to start a blog to share my thoughts on teaching (music education specifically), how to dress fashionably for a teaching job and my personal tribulations. I have even started multiple…

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