Hey guys! So now that I'm back home and had time to process everything, I'm so excited to share my experience at UCLA. If you didn't know, I applied and was accepted for the Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (MTPCCR) Summer Institute. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I left with more … Continue reading My Trip to UCLA
Hey guys! I know it's been a while. But let's jump right into it. A few times throughout the year I go on a reading binge. I might read 2-5 books in a week or two. I actually love reading a lot so spending hours diving into a good book brings a lot of peace … Continue reading Everything, Everything: Review
Well, summer vacation is over and the new school year has begun! As you prep your classrooms, attend the professional developments that we all love, and make the final tweaks to your first lesson, my fellow educators, do not forget about YOU! Please keep your mental, physical, and emotional health in mind. We cannot help … Continue reading Back To School! Teachers, are you ready?!
I took a few days to really sit and reflect on my first year of teaching. There were some moments that I was ready to walk out of the door, but now that the year is over, it wasn't as bad as it seemed. I finally decided that I would speak on it, because one … Continue reading First Year of Teaching: End-of-Year Reflection
“To know how much there is to know is the beginning of learning to live.” -Dorothy West Anyone who KNOWS me KNOWS that I love to read. When I find a book that I really enjoy, I can finish it in 2-3 days. If I love the book that much, I have to force … Continue reading Honey and Cocoa Book Club
--> This week was a true test of my patience. A few days ago I posted a Facebook status that said, "having students whose parents are teachers is a gift from downstairs. And that's all I'm going to say." I swear some teachers are the WORST parents to have. As a fellow educator, I would think … Continue reading first year teaching: recap of week 9