It’s la rentrée ! Starting back to school is exciting, because it’s a fresh start, but it’s also really challenging, because it means starting all over again. Having new French students in your class means teaching classroom expectations, learning names, creating a positive classroom environment, team-building, and getting the students excited about being in your […]
Lately, I’ve been talking with some of my teacher friends about self-care. Some had great ideas, others said, “What is that?” If you aren’t taking care of yourself, how about using this summertime to pick up a few good habits that you can hopefully maintain into the school year? Here are a few that I […]
Yes, you can make it fun to learn French verbs! Often, when I tell people I’m a French teacher, they tell me that they took French in high school and they had a hard time with all those VERBS! Yes, there are a lot of verbs to learn, and then a lot of tenses on […]
I love my job. It is what drives me to learn more, work harder, and be…more. I’m a runner, and it gives me the steam to power through hard runs. It helps me set a good example for young people. It humbles me to know that I can think I have accomplished so much but […]
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