Category Archives: Teaching

First Coffee Share of 2020!

Hello Coffee Share peeps! It’s been much too long since I’ve been a part of this wonderful group, and I am sorry I’ve been MIA. But there’s been a LOT going on in my world, and I’ll do my best to give you the short version.

Some of you know that’s near impossible, but I’m gonna try! So come on in. I’ve got a variety of teas to choose from and some of my Strawberry-Almond muffins to nosh on. We’ve got lots of catching up to do!

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Weekend Coffee Share: New Things Coming Soon

Hey there, Coffee Share Peeps! Today we’re enjoying our coffee/tea at Panera Bread. I needed to get out of the house for a bit, and while it is definitely not in the budget for this little excursion, I’ve meal prepped for the week, so I’m feeling up to a little splurge.

I even made muffins!

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What kind of Reader are you?

As a teacher, especially an English teacher, I am often faced with the sounds of moans and groans whenever we read… especially if the reading is for homework or in any way on their own. It’s a thing that has been particularly bothersome to me.

And now they (the mysterious they) have made me a Reading teacher as well. But instead of teaching kids how to love reading, I feel like I’m just testing them and making reading even more unpleasant for them than it already was.

It made me think… like really dig down deep and think, how do we get students to like reading?

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Weekend Coffee Share: #NaNoWriMo has begun!

Hello Coffee Share peeps! This week, if we were sharing stories over coffee, mine would be rather bitter. I’ve developed a taste for coffee without sugar, and just a splash of heavy cream. I need to get some sugar free flavored syrups because I do like the flavors (especially hazelnut), but I’m finding that I feel better with less sugar in my diet.

Come snuggle on the couch with me, and we’ll discuss while I binge some more Ancient Aliens (It seems to be my thing right now). And if you ask nicely, I’ll even share my discount, post-Halloween candy with you.

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