My Fourth Year in Middle School: The Truth About Teaching is the author’s journey on transitioning careers and becoming an effective teacher to the students she serves. This book provides insight on how to cope as a new teacher adjusting to a new working environment. It richly recalls the obstacles faced teaching at-risk, African-American youth at a southern middle school for eight years. The author centers the book around her experiences and lessons learned as a classroom teacher.
12 Ways to Survive Your First Year of Teaching examines the frustrations of teaching and bridges the gap between experienced and new teachers to create a common ground for growth. The lighthearted approach to standard teaching practices creates a conversation needed as teacher turnover rates increase by the year, getting to the root of difficult truths of educational expectations, and the weight teachers carry as they shape the minds of the future.
“Closer to Purpose Than You Think” is my 30 day self-paced success guide designed to help you recognize your self-worth, prioritize your goals, and speak life into your dreams. In this book I share ways to create clarity in your day to day life that leads to productivity and celebration of self. You’ll learn how to command your life with authority and live as the person you were wonderfully made to be.
The DOPE Goals movement is here with a DOPE Goals journal to prioritize your short and long term goals, an inspirational notebook for those spur of the moment ideas with decorative inspirational stickers, a crown topped writing pen, magnetic bookmark, and a surprise gift for those dapping into this journey with discipline, authenticity, and perseverance. Your personal transformation is in your hands.
The framework of this guide will help get focused and set attainable and realistic goals conducive to your lifestyle.