From the desk of Hope… I feel like I am at the half way point with my story — becoming a literacy consultant. My Blog, Stepping Stone Five, was about getting my Master’s Degree. That seemed to be a turning point in my career. As I said in that blog, “I kicked it up a …Continue reading
Salem College. This is one of my most favorite places in Winston-Salem. This is where I received my Master’s Degree in Language and Literacy. I had been teaching about five years, muddling my way through teacher’s manuals and curriculum guides, mostly just doing “stuff” with my students, when I decided to go to Salem College …Continue reading
August 7, 8 & 9, 2012,
Benton Convention Center,
This workshop is a three-day K-12 Literacy Institute, led by three of the top authors and educators in the country.
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One of the things I wanted to accomplish this summer was getting some of my technology updated along with making my life easier. As the summer officially draws to a close, I have been able to reflect on this and am wondering exactly how this has helped me become more productive??? In late May I …Continue reading
From the desk of Hope…. As I was preparing to write this blog I stopped for a minute to reflect on all of the schools in which I have taught , all of the grade levels I have taught and all of the principals with which I have worked. Here is what I came up …Continue reading
From the desk of Hope… One very important thing I remember doing as a “baby teacher” was deciding what I believed in as it related to teaching and learning. Believe it or not there are quite a few philosophies floating around the world of education. I made a decision to become a constructivist teacher many, …Continue reading
Today’s blog is probably going to end up being more of a rant than a blog. I have recently been on the hunt for a bookcase for my son’s room. He has had a large red bin holding books in his room for over a year now. The bin is ok for housing the actual …Continue reading
From the desk of Hope… I am a little leery about saying this right out in front of all you but I am going to anyway…… When I first started teaching school, I had no idea what I was doing. I had gone to college for four years to be a teacher and made good …Continue reading
Hope and I were talking to today about our company, the hiccups, the successes, and how we continue to feel fortunate everyday to do what we love and still pay our bills. Really- this came up as part of our conversation today. As part of that package, we have had the privilege to meet several …Continue reading