Thank You To Centennial Junior High School Teachers

This post is a continuation of the outstanding teachers I had in my life. Are you thanking a teacher today? Please don’t tell me a teacher never did anything for you. If you can read this, thank a teacher. Junior High School My junior high school years were the best. I think that’s the main […]

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Teacher Appreciation

May Is Teacher Appreciation Month: Thank You!

To be honest, I don’t know if the entire month of May is devoted to appreciate teachers. But who cares? We should appreciate teachers every day and I’m not just saying that because I am a teacher. I’m a great teacher because of the teachers in my life.  Yes, I said great. If I don’t […]

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Favorite students

Teachers Have Favorite Students. I do.

The first time I did my full time clinical teaching internship, I realized that I would have favored students in my life. It’s not something that teachers want to admit because we do our best to not have any favored students. But I’m here to let you know that if you’re a teacher and you […]

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Nathasha Alvarez Ending the School Year

5 Ways For A Successful End of the School Year For Teachers, Parents and Students

This year Miami-Dade County Public Schools start Spring Break at the end of the third quarter which will be March 22, 2013. Nice! When we return, we have two weeks left until FCAT takes over our lives and the rest of the time to tie up loose ends.

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Shemar Moore Wishing Nathasha Alvarez Happy Birthday

Some Watch Flowers Blossom, I Watch My Garden of Students

Sometimes there are groups of students who capture your heart as you capture their minds. This year, while my students may not be Einsteins, they have a heart of gold. It does happen every now and then. The last group of students who made me feel like this are now graduating seniors at their local […]

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Triberr's Dino Dogan at New Media Expo with Nathasha Alvarez

NMX Addiction: It Started With the First “Hi”

It’s been one crazy month and the year just started! I am very excited for 2013. I couldn’t wait to say goodbye to 2011 and 2012 was really umm interesting. But 2013 is going to be amazing! MY new year always starts on my birthday. I am not a big New Year’s Eve fan. Kissing […]

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Superintendent Alberto Carvalho bought out UTD for pennies.

The Golden Rule of Accountability: VAM Unto Others as You Would Have Others VAM Unto You

Rick Lapworth’s view on Value Added Models takes on a funny yet, truthful view of the hypocrisy that goes with it. What are your thoughts on VAM?

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Holiday Blog Tour 2012

Gifts Come In Unexpected Ways

Hey everyone! I’ve been sharing the news all over the internet about this awesome holiday blog tour of which I have been chosen to be a part of by Icess Rojas Fernandez. Did you catch Sententia Vera yesterday?  You should! Now it’s my turn, the pressure is on! Of course, when you are on a […]

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A post that won't be about Superintendent Alberto Carvalho or Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Tis the Season to Be on a Holiday Blog Tour!

  Tomorrow starts a great tour of blogs! Created by Icess Fernandez Rojas, a group of amazing bloggers will each post a holiday theme post on their personal blog. You get to go to each one of them for free!

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