2019 Year in Review

Looking Back What one event, big or small, are you going to tell your grandchildren about? Trump getting impeached? Lol I dunno. If you had to describe your 2019 in 3 words, what would they be? Major. Growing. Pains. What new things did you discover about yourself? I...

The Duty of Creativity

During my graduate program and my first year of teaching, I was something of an overachiever. I stubbornly wrote all of my curriculum from scratch and diligently checked all the boxes on my lesson plans. Differentiated instruction, formative assessment, IEP...

The American privilege of tidying up (or not)

This past Thanksgiving, my mom brought an old pair of slippers to wear around our house because Asians prefer not to wear outdoor shoes indoors. The pink fabric had faded to gray and there were deep grooves worn into the soles. As my parents were packing up to leave,...

2018 Year in Review

Looking Back What one event, big or small, are you going to tell your grandchildren about? Getting my vision corrected permanently!If you had to describe your 2018 in 3 words, what would they be? Really. Damn. Difficult.What new things did you discover about yourself?...