CritterKin Kids Blog 4 Dogs

Six weeks ago five teachers in four states embarked on an extraordinary adventure with Ms. Jenaia and the CritterKin Mutts – The CritterKin Blog Swap! The idea was simple.  Each class chose a chapter to read from the book, “Meet the Mutts” then...

Celebrating Teachers During #TAW!

We wanted to do something special to show our appreciation for all the amazing teachers in our lives who show up every day with a goal of making education engaging, relevant and fun. Thank you for not only caring but continuing to learn and grow with our kids as well....

The Best Job in the World

I never meant to be a teacher. As the daughter of a teacher, I watched my mother struggle with growing class sizes, sudden changes in policy (she went from teaching physical education to math and science) and low pay. This meant there was never quite enough money to...

A Salute to Teachers

It’s been almost two months since I returned from my nine-state CritterKin road trip. Along the way I was able to meet and talk with teachers I’d met and befriended on  Twitter as I built my PLN. Though virtual, they were already trusted friends. The...