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year 2. 1 prep. dream come true?
Well . . . it happened. I jokingly called out my principal for awarding me this sweet parking spot to convince me to stay a 3rd year. He told me it wasn’t strategic and laughed it off. A third year is honestly looking pretty good, though . . . not for this reason, but I imagine more and more what it would be like to not have TFA or ASU on my plate. Just straight up good teaching.
Receiving public praise isn’t something I’m really into, so it was extremely awkward during the the staff meeting.
I should probably talk about the projects that I’ve been working on . . . or all of the student achievement that’s been going on in my classroom. I won’t for now. I will, however, say that Year 2 has been so very different. Here are a few quick snippets:
1) 2 private high schools have visited…
today was the worst afternoon i’ve had all year. yes, i realize it’s only the 2nd week. i get that i’m JUST a 2nd year teacher. however, today was the worst afternoon i’ve had in a long time. it was a huge flashback to last year when i was struggling hard with one of my…read more »
Hi (PD’s name)! I am writing to you because I just came from a very memorable shopping trip for my classroom. (Math teacher’s name) and I went to Staples today for their penny deals (pencils, highlighters, and note cards this week!). We first went to the one on Central and Osborn. Then we went to…read more »
Year one is over. It was a whirlwind. Often, I thought I should write about what was going on, but I didn’t have time . . . or energy. It was also a huge surprise when I found out that a very famous TeachForUs (would she be considered TFAmous too?) blogger taught across the hall…read more »