Shannon Whitney

About Shannon Whitney

Shannon loves traveling, watching Friends, and all things Florida Gators. While she grew up in Northern Virginia, she left the state to attend the University of Florida in 2001. After earning a master’s degree in education, she returned home and has worked as an elementary school teacher for the past 11 years. Shannon recently decided it was time to put teaching on hold and venture down a new professional path. During her free time, Shannon is either traveling, cheering for Florida, binge-watching a Netflix series, or preparing to be an aunt!

Executive Functioning Skills
Have you ever heard of executive functioning skills? I hadn’t until recently. When I was a fifth and sixth grade teacher, the term “executive functioning skills” began to be used more and more frequently in my elementary school. We were encouraged to pause curriculum and spend a part of every […]

Introducing Executive Functioning Skills

How to Maintain a School-Life Balance
Maintaining a school-life balance is extremely important while you’re in college. You are obviously there to study and learn, but that should not take up all of your time. College is also about making new friends and being a part of something new, but again, these experiences should not make up your entire life. […]

How to Maintain a School-Life Balance