Wow! My last post was a long time ago! I’m into my third week of summer vacation so hopefully I will be able to make more time for this blog. But for first, let’s talk about school. School (As a Teacher) Although part of me misses teaching Health class full time, I’m really enjoying teaching … More School’s Out!
Oh man… this is the third draft of my 2015 Year in Review post. This has been a tough post to write. While there were some nice highs, there were some tough lows to deal with. My Health: 2015 was a much healthier year for me than 2014. I started Field Control Therapy in … More 2015: Year in Review
I actually started writing this post a couple of weeks ago but things got pretty hectic over here. A perk of being a teacher is having time off during the summer. I usually try to avoid the “s” word during the summer, but it’s been difficult to avoid “school” these past few weeks. Don’t get me … More The “S” Word
Yay! It’s Friday and what a day it has been! Here’s a quick five facts about my day. I finished cleaning up and checking out of my classroom so summer vacation has officially begun! Yay! I said goodbye to two teacher friends who are leaving and will no longer be teaching in my school district. … More Friday Five, featuring #WeRunSocial
One more set of legs to go! I’ll be honest. It was rough sleeping in the Suburban. I maybe got 1.5 hours of sleep. I feel bad for the three others who were sleeping in the vehicle because they had to deal with my snoring… Or as Danie put it, “I think there was a … More Finding My #InnerWild – a Ragnar SoCal Recap, Part 3
In a prior post I mentioned how the class I teach is likely going to be phased out over the next 2 years to make room for a NGSS compliant full-year 7th grade science class. I’ve experienced a spectrum of emotions about this since I was first given the news back in February. Now, I’m … More The End of Health Class?
Wow! It’s already the latter part of March…Spring Break is nearly over! 2015 seems to be passing by very quickly. To be honest, I’ve written many blog posts in my head but could not bring myself to sit down and type them. I’m not sure why… Perhaps the tone wasn’t going to be very positive. … More March-ing Forward
How is tomorrow already September?!!! Whew! August has been a whirlwind of a month. Here is the highlight reel… I met up with an old classmate from high school while he was in LA at the beginning of the month. Although we weren’t really close back in high school, we’ve been connected on FB for … More August Left Me Exhausted
Oops… I never wrote this post about our last day in Phoenix at the Science Olympiad Summer Institute. This final day was pretty low key since the conference was scheduled to end at 11:30am. We decided to extend our stay by one day so I could relax and enjoy the resort with the family. The … More SOSI Day 5: Catching Up
On day four of SOSI, my alarm went off at 5:30 so I could hit the trails early. I hit snooze and the next thing I knew, it was 7 am. I guess I was tired. So no workout that morning. At 8 am, all of the the Science Olympiad Summer Institute participants posed for … More SOSI 2014, Day 4: Feeling the Strain