Hello! I am an 8th grade Language Arts teacher. I have taught 7th grade Reading before, but I think I like Language Arts better. I love to see the students’ writing! One thing I miss about being a 7th grade teacher is seeing my students the next year. Once 8th graders leave, I don’t see them very often. I always love when a student stops in to visit. Although, I am terrible with names, so I may not know their name if it is past October of the next year!
I’ve live in the same town that I grew up in, but I did leave for a few years to go to college. I like my town, and I love my school. We have some really great students! I sometimes wish I lived in a bigger town, just so there would be more variety in restaurants and shops. We have some great local places, but I would also like to have an Indian place, or a sushi restaurant nearby!
I like to read, and I watch WAY too much tv. I think I love tv and movies because I love stories. It doesn’t matter if it is a book, play, tv show, or movie, I love to watch and read stories. I also like to teach myself something new each year, so I’ve taught myself how to knit, crochet, do nail art, sew, quill, and do some paper crafts. I don’t have very good drawing skills, so I have to find other ways to be creative. I also have very poor singing skills, but I still do that ALL the time.
Blogging is a great way to express ourselves as individuals, and to make connections with students around the world. I love that the students have such an easy way to publish their writing and have someone other than me to read it. There are a lot of creative, funny, smart kids on my team, so check out their blogs on the sidebar!