Last January, my friend Olivia and I started a book club among our local women's running group. It was so much fun, we read some great (and not so great) books, and had a chance to bond with our teammates over a topic other than our number one love, running. This year, we decided to … Continue reading A year of reading women
This strategy has become something that I love using and can't imagine teaching without it! It goes by many names, annotation flip chart, writing in the margins chart, the one-pager, that note thingy...you name it! It's helped my students for the past two years become more engaged readers and has given them some direction for … Continue reading Writing in the Margins – Adding structure and questioning for students
Alright, y'all. I'm finally going to start addressing more of the teaching part of my "teaching, fitness, running, fun" tagline. As most of you know, this summer I started my first semester of graduate school in order to obtain my M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction with a focus on academic coaching. This semester I'm taking … Continue reading Standards and Assessments – Does it work?
Disclaimer: I received free entry to Statesman Capital 10,000 as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming aBibRave Pro (ambassador), and check outBibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Sunday morning I toed the line for my third Cap 10K and I was so excited! I was really bummed after missing … Continue reading Fast times, favorite race
Disclaimer: I received free entry to Statesman Capital 10,000 as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! You were my first race. I wasn’t nervous at all, though. The waves of people starting before me. Music playing … Continue reading Start Line Story
If you follow me on social media then you already know that I spent the weekend of Dec. 9-10 at Trail Racing Over Texas' Brazos Bend 100 in order to pace my dear friend Jennifer. She was attempting her first 100-mile race and asked me way back in January or February if I would consider … Continue reading Helping a Hundred
Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Rock 'n' Roll San Antonio race as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Wow, what a wild weekend! I definitely did not know what I was in for in signing up for … Continue reading RECAP: Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio