• Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Culture,  Life

    My Recent Trip to The Met

    Some people are “museum people” and some aren’t. I am. I love museums. I love history, cultures, art, and learning about all these things. I’ve been to the Metropolitan Museum of Art countless times over the years and I’ll never get tired of it. My most recent trip there was 2 weeks ago for a field trip. My friend/co-worker and I organized the field trip for our 9th grade students. I thought I’d share some snaps I took that day and offer some tips for traveling there with 40+ teenagers. My Tips Wearing a dress is questionable. I wore a dress and this was good and bad. Good because it was…

  • Fashion,  Life,  Looks

    A Day at Princeton

    A few days ago I went with my 9th graders to visit Princeton University. For any of you who aren’t from the states, Princeton is one of our Ivy League universities and is located right here in New Jersey. We sat through an info session about academics, student life, admissions, financial aid etc. Then, we toured the campus and finally, ate lunch in one of the dining halls which was probably the students’ favorite part of the field trip. It seems no matter where you go on a field trip, the students’ favorite part is when they get to eat. You can go to an amusement park and the highlight…

  • Fashion,  Life,  Looks

    How to Survive a Field Trip

    Field trips for teachers are tiring. While it’s a day that I don’t have to be in the classroom worrying about completing lessons and doing other work, it is a day full of keeping track of students, crossing your fingers they are on their best behavior, loud talking screams on the bus, etc. Last week, I got roped into being one of the chaperones for a trip with my seniors to the National College Fair. I documented almost all of the parts of my day on the trip so this post will serve as a combination “guide” to surviving a field trip and a virtual way for you all to…