Stetson’s Explorers

For 8 days, Stetson’s Explorers will travel with People to People International to experience Costa Rica’s unique culture and spectacular natural wonders. We will be up close and personal with the exotic wildlife at local animal centers and conversations. We will explore and study the stunning rain forests learning how we can help to maintain…

By Sarah January 6, 2019 0

Trout in the Classroom

We know as educators it can be very difficult to keep all students engaged, focused, and learning, at the same time. Trout in the Classroom was one way I was able to create a perfect balance between education, community involvement, and fun, that kept all 32 of my students engaged. This 8- week activity aligns…

By Sarah June 2, 2019 0

Welcome to 2019!

   This year I had the good fortune of being selected to move to one of our brand new super luxurious deluxe classrooms because of my stand-out performance and student achievement. Actually, I was dragged kicking and screaming to a “portable” building that has exceeded its projected lifespan by about 30 years.  After I realized…

By Sarah January 6, 2019 0

Stetson University

This year my school adopted the No Excuses University vision. While I was hesitant at first, I attended the No Excuses University conference, and really agreed with the basis of the program. Students should work hard to achieve their fullest potential. This could mean a 4 year college for one students, a technical school for…

By Sarah May 14, 2018 0

How I Motivate My Students To Read

Motivation… as a teacher that can be a very daunting word. We know we must motivate our students to want to learn and succeed, but how?! That depends on the teacher (the motivation of the teacher), the students, and what those students are motivated by. I have found that a little friendly competition seems to…

By Sarah April 30, 2018 0