I made this video explaining the scene of my First Paris painting... https://youtu.be/Af23L6iK8EA Over the holiday I got to read the coolest book on Paris! An incredible historic tome of only 792 pages I think of which I managed to power through close to 550 of ... and so my trip all came back to … Continue reading Explaining my First Painting of Paris | An American in Paris 2016
If you want to read my book about one of my biggest inspirations and heroines Jeannette Rankin just click here. Women in Congress Watching the news this morning I am so inspired by all the women who were elected to Congress this morning. So it reminded me of the first woman ever elected to Congress … Continue reading Election Day and Jeannette Rankin
I love adding illustrations to my Paris memory book! Each one brings back tons of memories I can remember each day as clear as if it was yesterday. Landing in Paris Getting ready to explore Leaving my apartment The first of many flower boxes Lost my first twenty minutes out My first views of Paris … Continue reading Paris comes to life
So here are some videos of my work I posted on Facebook this summer. https://youtu.be/9IFXi8GLbfI I thought I should share them here. This video starts out talking about my avatar which I have been thinking about a lot. I've decided she just turned 9 so leaving third grade going into fourth, loves learning, learning … Continue reading Follow me on Facebook to see videos like this!
So I started a new teaching site this week if you know any students that want to join my google classroom! https://authenticlearner.com/2018/08/02/three-tips-to-build-your-childs-confidence-this-school-year/
These are from the day I did the deer painting. I didn't include the fence which is what allows those flowers to grow without the deer eating them.
You can help get this project off the ground by supporting my kickstarter campaign here! Here's the storyline: Levi bear lived in Glacier National Park in Montana with his mother and siblings. Levi bear was just like any other bear. He picked huckleberries with his mom on the mountainside. He swam in the lake on … Continue reading Levi Bear Goes To School Kickstarter Campaign Launched
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
So yesterday as i was driving around Babb and yet again over the terrifying Logan's Pass on Glacier's Going-to-the-Sun road I was listening to Tony Robbins on audible! I don't understand why do i seem to be the only one practically hyperventilating? and I'm on the inside lane. I cld never drive over the edge … Continue reading Awaken the Giant Within?
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