February 2016

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worth reading {february 2016}

Stop Humiliating Teachers YES. YES. YES.  I could go on and on about how much I love this article, but it would be way more than you want to read. …the [standardized] tests measure demographics (the class and wealth level of the students) more than teachers’ abilities. Sacred Assumptions What if we assumed that the … more

currently {february 2016}

currently {february 2016}

Reading… the first book in Elena Ferrante’s Neopolitan Series–My Brilliant Friend.  After hearing so much buzz about it when the last book came out last year (and won one of the best books of the year by the New York Times) I was intrigued.  Confession: I had seen these before and avoided them because of … more

hazelnut cake

hazelnut cake

I’ve decided that my favorite kinds of recipes to bring into my kitchen are the recipes that other people have already made and I have eaten and loved so much that I have to make it myself.  That’s how I got the recipe for the butternut squash and sausage pasta.  And that’s how I got … more