This will be challenging. Each day will have its own hardships. I knew that when I accepted my job. I knew that they would need affirmation, direction, structure and support. I knew that their relationships with education and society would be at best a struggle, at worst – completely shattered. I knew there would be … More I didn’t think. Now, I know. (Here we go)
Teaching – whatever your district, building and students may be – is a passion, a service, a gift to and for others. But in order to pour ourselves out, we must first fill ourselves up. … More Me Time.
This was a hard week. It started with calling senators, begging them to believe in our schools, our teachers, our students. It ended with rallying cries for teachers to do what we do everyday – to believe, to see good, and to pour ourselves into our work knowing that we won’t be compensated for the extra … More Pressure Makes Diamonds.