Development of the English Writing System How is it that we went from pictures to letters? In a world run by technology, cell phones, i-pads, and Mac’s how is it that the only way we used to communicate was through pictures and symbols. Cuneiform was the earliest known writing system, and it was invented by […]
Are you soon to be a teacher, or just hate or fear the first day of school? Well, you’re not alone! I have an awful fear I am going to completely mess up my whole career with the first day of school. I watched the video, “Advice for Teachers for the First Day of School.” […]
Lately I have been very intrigued with the whole brain teaching movement that is slowly taking over K-12 classrooms–sometimes even in college! Whole brain teaching is using different methods in the classroom to reward students, but also keep their attention throughout the day. Whole brain teaching includes seven steps: 1. Class- yes 2. Five classroom […]
Many people wonder how as a non native spanish speaker I am able to become a bilingual educator. The answer to that question is my spanish immersion experience. I was put into a lottery before first grade, for the first spanish immersion program in San Antonio, at the Alamo Heights school district. Twenty four students […]
I promise to have high aspirations and goals for all of my students, by learning about what they like and how they learn. At the beginning of the year I am going to pass out a form that asks my students about things that they enjoy, and about what they want to learn. I promise […]
A brief history of my family and bilingual education.