In Texas, 5th grade is the first year the STAAR test is administered to students, so it's kind of a big deal. Because of this, I found that there were a ton of helpful resources out there for fifth grade, but not so much for sixth. In fact, I ended up writing about half of … Continue reading Resource Kit for New Texas Science Teachers (Upper Elementary)
Welcome to the wonderful world of science! I teach elementary school in Texas...Fifth and sixth grade to be specific. I love my job and couldn't imagine teaching any other subject, but it wasn't always so easy. In fact, when I first started it was brutal. Even science at the elementary level can be intimidating, and … Continue reading Are you a new science teacher? Here are some tips to help you get started.
When I found out I was pregnant again the month after my first son turned one year old, I was in a mixed state of shock and panic. I was not planning on having another child...or at least not so soon. I immediately lost myself in the countless blogs and articles dedicated to the subject, … Continue reading Two under two…how terrible is it?