Showing posts from July, 2020


listening to my voice Today, I was reflecting on my classroom content via IG Stories..... explaining how in my experience, my yelling  and preaching in the middle of a lesson “worked” for students who appeared unmotivated to learn  but once they left it was a wrap. I am not talking about my entire population of students, I am specifically speaking of the population of students with socially constructed (dis)abilities such as ADHD. Also thinking about my students who don’t do anything directly related to academic learning outside of school/my classroom. They did seem to “get it together” when I gave those speeches but it  quickly fleeted. This is a problem because it impedes on students’ ability and opportunity to be independent thinkers, creatives, and future entrepreneurs.  Reflecting on this is one of the reasons I am still practicing purposeful silence and not speaking as an expert for teaching neurodivergent students, at this time. I don’t have the tools, yet. All I know, is res


I’m in a great space since learning I passed all of my classes with at least a B. I bloomed through the adversity of year one. Grateful.  Treating myself to guilt free learning.  Just became one of @rachelcargle students, her model is an instructional design backed by theory to be highly effective for independent learners. I read about it in my tech course, earlier this week. I’ll be summer reading her curated lessons!  Join me!