Congratulations to University Place and Ms. White’s students for earning  their reward from the first round of the #TCSRobotChallenge! Many teachers told me they wanted to participate, but couldn’t find the time to allow their students to dive in so I am hosting the challenge again this semester. I hope you all can participate thisContinue reading “#TCSRobotChallenge”


DonorsChoose was created by Charles Best, who was a history teacher at a Bronx Public High School in 2000. He realized how much money teachers were using to purchase school supplies for their students and decided to create a website where teachers couldprojects and people could choose the ones they wanted to support. Thankfully, I haveContinue reading “DonorsChoose”

The WHY: Building Relationships

This summer, I was asked to be a guest blogger based on a response I gave to a question during the #ALEdchat. I was so happy about someone acknowledging my passion for children and how significant it is to build lasting relationships with them and their families. In the words of Rita Pierson, kids don’tContinue reading “The WHY: Building Relationships”