Hi. My name's Kourtney, and I'm a school supplies addict. *Hi, Kourtney!* My addiction started when I was in middle school with colored pens. And markers. And colorful notebook paper. And Trapper Keepers. You get the picture. This obsession/hoarding behavior is something that I live with every day. And NO. I don't want a cure.… Continue reading My (Un)Healthy Obsession with School Supplies- A Teacher’s Confession
On the Downhill- Trying to Finish This Year STRONG!
I've been slacking. It's true. Now, I'm definitely not one that people would view as a slacker. I'm uber-organized, I'm constantly doing something, I even serve coffee in my room on Fridays. But every year at about this time I start to kind of check out on the current year to turn my attention to… Continue reading On the Downhill- Trying to Finish This Year STRONG!
Why would anybody want to be a teacher?
Why would anybody want to be a teacher? Let alone a middle/high school teacher? Aren't those kids awful? I couldn't do it! Teenagers are so disrespectful nowadays! They're so entitled! How can you stand it? Especially when you know you'll never make any money? NO WAY! If you've been a teacher for more than five… Continue reading Why would anybody want to be a teacher?
Dark and Twisty and Proud: Confessions from a Sarcastic Teacher
I was recently perusing some of the posts by my fellow WordPress bloggers when I came upon this little gem by Tales from the Back of the Classroom. I felt like I was reading something I might have written myself. I have always prided myself on my ability to provide a bit of snark to… Continue reading Dark and Twisty and Proud: Confessions from a Sarcastic Teacher
I might be too old for this…- Navigating Social Media Marketing
In March of 2017, a colleague told me that I should post something on TPT because it was so great, and she thought other people would want to use it. In her words, "Why not give it a shot?" Fast forward to now. I've been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug, so to speak, and… Continue reading I might be too old for this…- Navigating Social Media Marketing