I was nominated by Marsha Ratzel to participate in this meme a couple of weeks ago. So, here it goes! 11 “Random” Facts about Me: My husband is from England and has an an amazing accent still, even though he’s been in the US for almost 15 years. All of his family still lives there. Also,… Continue reading The Eleven Meme
One of my big projects during spring break was to get my home “office” in order. I have a confession: I have major clutter issues. It’s pretty bad; I let myself get busy, overwhelmed, and I stop caring about how things look. Well, I decided it was time to do something about it – and… Continue reading Getting inspired at home: Creating a space themed office
I was nominated for teacher of the year at my school. It’s quite an honor! So, I am currently working on my application for the next round of the process. (It’s due Tuesday.) One of the questions is to share my philosophy of teaching. I thought I would share it here, too. ___________ I believe… Continue reading My Philosophy of Teaching
As part of the Teacher Challenge, I have received several inquiries about my blog, domain, hosting, student blogs, etc. I thought it would be a good idea to share all of this in a post in case others wondered about it as well. Domains The domain name is just the fancy description of the web… Continue reading Domains, Self-Hosting, and Content Management Systems
I decided sprucing up my “About” page would be a good idea. Here is a screenshot of it before I tackled it today: As you can see, the old page was just a bit boring. It lacked a lot of specific information, and it was really, really short. I also don’t think it did a… Continue reading “Winter” Cleaning the About Page
I have decided to take part in the Teacher Challenge supported by Edublogs in order to expand my blogging. It’s a 30 day challenge, and I am hoping it will encourage me to become a more active blogger. Today’s challenge is to share information about this blog. _________________________________________________________________ 1. When did Stretching Forward begin? Stretching… Continue reading Ask the Blog: What’s Stretching Forward all about?