Month: September 2013

Not My Best Lesson

Well, today’s lesson was not stellar.  I don’t know why I keep doing this same lesson — it’s a flop nearly every time.  I’m just expecting too much.  These students just can not write a short script from a scripture text to save their lives.  Three years I’ve been doing it, and it never seems

1 Nephi 7-8, 10

I’m feeling better about Seminary this week as things have settled down.  I’m also glad I held out on the manual — the last two lessons have been usable for me, and made planning a lot easier.  Earlier in the week it was looking like the manual was going to be unusable.  I’m glad I

New Seminary Facebook Group for Teachers

A group of Seminary teachers has created a Facebook group with the purpose of helping teachers share ideas and get help with problems in the classroom.  Come on over and join us at the link below: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LDSSeminaryTeacher/ Just click the “join” link to become a part of the group.

Nevertheless, I Went Forth

I’ve slept better the past two nights than in the past 5 months.  My aunt is home now with her 24 hour care, and the pressure I’ve been under is beginning to alleviate.  I’m so grateful this all came down at the end of Seminary last year so that I could take care of the

First Day of Seminary — Check!

Well, after failing to get any sleep last night, I’m finished with the very first day of my new humongus class of Seminary students.  I lost only one senior and gained 7 Freshmen plus a transfer student and an investigator for a total of 23 kids. It was crazy. We started out with an introduction

So. Tired.

I nearly cried from exhaustion yesterday.  It has been a long summer.  I can’t wait for it to be over. School started for the kids on Tuesday, but Seminary doesn’t start until the first Monday.  It’s a good thing, too, because what with volleyball tryouts and my ill relative and interviewing/coordinating/training caregivers and managing two