Big Green by way of Kimball Musk! A lot of people don’t know that Elon Musk has a brother, but I have long been team Kimball. He has a garden classroom nonprofit called Big Green. I’ve been waiting for them to open up funding to programs outside of school and they DID! I applied forContinue reading “Big Green and Sober October”
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It’s 2022…Where in the World is Teacha Katie?
The call to bring forth what is within you is not going to go away. I believe that for me, for you, and for all my munchkins.
Giving Tuesday Trifecta
Time, Money, Support = Magic This Giving Tuesday is brought to you in a roundabout way by a few furry (and recently reproductive organ free) friends. I had the pleasure of supporting one of my students at a non-profit spay and neuter clinic………for 9 hours. This is her THING. It’s a pop up one dayContinue reading “Giving Tuesday Trifecta”
Honoring Mary Hakanson
Jan 18, 2020 “May all the mothers know that they are loved. May all the daughters know that they are strong. May all the sisters know that they are worthy, so the circle of women may go on.” Because you lived and more importantly how you lived there will be…… Another generation of women whoseContinue reading “Honoring Mary Hakanson”
Is This the Teacher Abuse Hotline?
Hello, 111…..an administrator just sent a series of “teaching is its own reward” gifs in a group chat. Please log this as a hate crime.
You Did This….and I’m So Grateful
You Did This……and I’m So Grateful: Make Our Day’s Response to COVID-19.
What I’d tell my students about COVID if they were here right now……
As all my students know, I am not a philosopher. Class discussions about real life trauma are not a thought experiment in which I remain clinically indifferent. I will cry. I will get angry. But then…..I will do something about it. I can’t guarantee that I’ll do the right thing because that is subjective butContinue reading “What I’d tell my students about COVID if they were here right now……”
Love in the Time of Corona
Uncertainty heightens all of our frustrations and fears. The hypocrisy of those making decisions “in our best interest” becomes infuriating. Having to go to work seems unimportant and remaining in control of what little you were in control of in the first place becomes impossible.
Make Our Day 2019 – 2020 School Year
4 Questions for #GIVINGTUESDAY
It’s #GIVINGTUESDAY and we don’t have school today so the munchkins said, “Teacha, we’re going out”. Watch out world. Before we get out and about, I wanted to share my full responses to these 4 questions I was asked by HuffPost last week for this article. I had to sit down and really think about how myContinue reading “4 Questions for #GIVINGTUESDAY”