Friends, neighbors, mathematicians! I have an exciting announcement to make. No. I haven't forgotten that I have a blog. I've just been a tad busy with growing/birthing/feeding the most precious tiny human in the history of the world. But I digress. I'm moving to 7th grade! Yep. Call me crazy, but I'm really pumped about … Continue reading Hello, 7th grade.
Y'all. We're on the downhill slope--the negative slope, if you will. (Slope dude anyone? Niiiiiiiiiice negative.) We have made it to the fourth nine weeks and I can hardly believe it. But then again, I look at the bags under my eyes and feel the exhaustion in my bones and I definitely believe it. Whew. I've … Continue reading Let’s do this thang.
[a letter to myself]
New teacher burnout. I'm calling it a thing. People have said, "You haven't been doing this long enough to be tired". BUT I AM. I'm so tired. All the newness has worn off. My energy has dwindled. And now, we're here, deep in the trenches of the mid-semester doldrums and I am just. so. … Continue reading New teacher burnout.