Why Montana Bear School? | Learn to Read | Common Core Standards Love

How many people have asked me this these last few days. Why Montana Bear School? What is Montana Bear School? Here's what it says on my why page: Teaching Experience I have worked as a teacher in numerous classrooms from pre-k at Head Start through 2nd grade in the elementary schools over the last 10 … Continue reading Why Montana Bear School? | Learn to Read | Common Core Standards Love

Starting School with Confidence | 8 Things I Wish Every Kindergarten Parent Would Know

Is your child starting kindergarten this year? Listen Here Kindergarten is very different then it was when I was student teaching just back in 2003! It's much more like first grade then when we were kids. None of this is set in stone, every school district is different and every student moves at a different … Continue reading Starting School with Confidence | 8 Things I Wish Every Kindergarten Parent Would Know

The Freedom Journal | John Lee Dumas | Podcaster’s Paradise | Making Your Dreams Come True

So I'd like to say a little bit about the Freedom Journal by John Lee Dumas. I think it was so amazing that my Freedom Journal arrived the day before I left for Paris. I have been listening to Entrepreneur on Fire which is John Lee Dumas' podcast since the Fall of 2013. Without a doubt … Continue reading The Freedom Journal | John Lee Dumas | Podcaster’s Paradise | Making Your Dreams Come True

Day 4 in Paris | Paris Dream Comes True | An American Artist Goes To France

Today starts out at the Gare Saint-Lazare I woke up at midnight tossing and turning, determined to figure out my train ticket. I don't think I ever went back to bed, maybe for a little bit. By 8:30 am I was headed out, determined to get to to Marseilles... My $300 trip was now over $500 … Continue reading Day 4 in Paris | Paris Dream Comes True | An American Artist Goes To France