I have taught 8th grade reading for five years and have absolutely loved sharing my passion and strategies for reading with my students. This upcoming school year I will be teaching 7th grade language arts which entail the instructing of both reading AND writing- YIKES! I don't know what it is about writing, it has always been so laborious and frustrating for me. Maybe it is that I feel like I have nothing to write about, which is as far from the truth as possible because I can talk to anyone about anything- I love to talk! Getting my thoughts down without hitting the backspace bar and wiping it all out every two minutes is a problem.
I wanted to start up this blog to become a more confident writer and to build a passion for writing like I do in the other aspects of my life. I have so many great ideas and personal thoughts on food, being a mother for the first time, educating adolescents, my golden retriever "Brooklyn," - I could go on and on- that I really need to get over my writer's block and WRITE!