Another Story about Student Teaching

Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com When I started college, I knew exactly what I wanted to be: a teacher. I wanted to be a teacher for many years, all the way up until I actually did some teaching. Learning about how to teach did not prepare me at all for life on the other… Continue reading Another Story about Student Teaching

Memories of a Boy Named Greg

Photo by Pexels User on Pexels.com During my semester of student teaching, I had several students who caused me more than a small amount of stress. There was Heather, who absolutely hated everything about me and would never do anything I asked her to do. John, who would deliberately get into arguments with other students… Continue reading Memories of a Boy Named Greg

On Writing: The Importance of Word Limits

Photo by Jess Bailey Designs on Pexels.com I don't know if I'm in the minority here, but I love word limits. When I'm writing based on contest or submission guidelines, my process is to write everything I want, and then go back in with the Word Limit Sieve and shake out all the excess. Then, when I've… Continue reading On Writing: The Importance of Word Limits