I remember somebody telling me that ABYDOS used to be a THING in our district. I remember somebody telling me that ABYDOS was one to the district what other strategies are now. That it was one of those things that the district fell in love with and then decided everybody else needed to be doing it. ABYDOS was before my time. But our district still sends people to some of the conferences. And this year I was lucky enough (no shade) to be chosen to go. I got put up in a hotel room, got to room with a really awesome chick, was able to spend my days BEING TAUGHT things, and I got to do it all while someone else sat with my kids for two days. And although I walked out with more ideas than strategies to take back to the classroom, it renewed something in me. More on that later. Because this post is about what I brought back with me. Read more below.
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