International Dot Day

International Dot Day is celebrated on September 15th to share our creativity and self expression! It is based on a book called “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds in which a little girl changes her mind and heart to art by just making a mark. This day also builds collaboration globally as people are connected […]

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Week before Labor Day Weekend

This past week was filled with routine! Finally, our learning procedures and routine paid off. After testing all of the week before I think the class and I appreciated this low key regular work week! Our student of the week this week was Ashley and she took her job very seriously, always sharpening pencils and […]

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A fantastic week!

This is our first post from our student of the week. She spent the whole week (August 20th-August 24th) helping other students and taking pictures of what she thought was interesting in class or what she wanted to share with the world! This is are her choices and captions for our week! I like that […]

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New last name, new grade level and new room!

Wow, it has been a while! I wanted to post the first blog of the new school year so when you got the website at back to school Saturday you had something fun to read and view! I would love to share some recent and big changes that have occurred in my life. 1st. I […]

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Chaotic Fun

Chaotic Fun….that’s always the way I describe the first quarter of school! I am not quite sure where the time went but it flew by very quickly. Your students and I have grown to know and truly care for each other as a classroom. I’m so excited to see what the 2nd quarter brings us […]

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It still feels like a crazy dream

The title explains it all! The two weeks that we were there went by in a blur like fashion. Before we knew it the teachers were throwing a surprise party which included home baked treats, coffee (they got to know me quite well), and presents for us. Oh, and a professional photographer that they hired […]

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The Land Where the Sunsets

Morocco… Images, words, phrases, emotions run through my head with that country’s name. My first two weeks of summer was spent in the land where sun the sunsets. This gorgeous place that changed my persepective and gave me a bigger understanding on Creation (and just how beautiful and broken it all is). logistics: Upon arrival […]

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1st day of summer

Wow, this year went by much faster then expected. It definitely started off rough seeing as my school last year was closed due to budget cuts and the whole district was moved around. Four Peaks started as individual teachers and ended as a family, cliche I know but it is so true! I have loved […]

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Welcome!

Here’s my first attempt at blogging for educational purposes 🙂 Please, please please read the about section to read the rules and guidelines before continuing… …alright, you must have read them! Thank you so much for visiting this site. My school year is crazily winding down (where did the time go!?). This week in class […]

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