Kirkus Review

I have enjoyed reading the reviews #WeHaveSomethingtoSay has received. It is interesting to me what readers hear and want to share. This particular #bookreview was especially interesting, as it is the only one so far that hit on the #Latinx issue that is sprinkled in throughout the book. Thank you, #KirkusReview

Independent Book Review

An inspiring and heartfelt novel about a young girl’s fight against theclimate crisis, We Have Something to Say will encourage you to not onlyspeak up but to speak out. Jenny Barajas has always kept quiet because she worries that she isn’t as smart as theother kids in her class. When her new middle school scienceContinue reading “Independent Book Review”

Rewriting the Narrative of Airplane Travel

When I was younger I was set to become a travel writer. The experiences, the stories, and the prestige. Traveling the world gives off the aroma of wanderlust and freedom. To be a scientist, a journalist, or a photographer is to travel and learn through investigation and captured stories. When in the company of aContinue reading “Rewriting the Narrative of Airplane Travel”

Return to In-person Learning with a Heat Wave, Poor Air Quality, & Technical Issues

This article is not meant to be cathartic or to complain or compete in the busy olympics with teachers around the United States. This is for my records, my documentation, the history of what happened when teaching during COVID-19. Part of teaching is rolling with changes, making adjustments in the middle of the lesson, readingContinue reading “Return to In-person Learning with a Heat Wave, Poor Air Quality, & Technical Issues”

Troubleshooting while Learning about Electrical Energy Transfer

Often I explain energy usage as having this negative component. We talk about nonrenewable resources and their strain on our planet. While that is true, it’s also important to teach that the actual invention of electrical energy is a pretty cool thing! The hard part is how we humans use (or abuse) the resources thatContinue reading “Troubleshooting while Learning about Electrical Energy Transfer”