One Little Email

Now, our I.T. guy has no doubt been busy throughout the course of COVID-19, especially as we have returned to school and are juggling multiple learning management systems, virtual and hybrid students, and God knows what other technological hullabaloo.

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Trying New Things, Failing New Things

It’s first period.  I have posted everyone’s name along the wall and watch as they find their spot to hang their latest writing: Where I’m From inspired narrative vignettes.  Actually, I don’t watch.  My own recently composed piece about getting Icees during the summer with my Papa is posted too.  I’m in the circle with […]

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Teachers Reporting for Duty

Here it is, my first week after setting the goal of blogging every weekend for myself and I nearly broke it already!  Yes, I am already coming up with excuses and procrastinating and all that other nonsense we warn our students about falling prey to in life.    However, as I am sure many of […]

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Once I Was Seven Years Old…

Greetings and Salutations!  Welcome to my new blog. My name is Erica Johnson.  Over the course of this past summer (2018) I joined 24 other amazing English teachers at an Institute in Washington, D.C. at the Folger Shakespeare Library.  This Institute, called Teaching Shakespeare, changed my life in so many ways.  Most of these ways […]

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