Category Archives: love of teaching

One Quarter Left!

Now that all the necessary parties know, I can finally reveal that I’ll be switching from teaching to writing full time upon completion of the 2016-17 school year. Advertisements

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Why Sporks Were Invented

(Image courtesy of Deviant Art) Maybe if I were a mom this would have been so obvious. These last two years in education have been a backwards way of learning to be a parent. I’ve started with teens and worked … Continue reading

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Erm, hello again!

Yeah, it’s been a while Okay, it’s been about seven months since my last post. I haven’t forgotten about my blog but, needless to say, I haven’t put forth the effort to keep it going. It’s been a mix of … Continue reading

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Damaged but Repairing

I have officially survived and succeeded at my first year as a secondary education teacher. I learned a lot, and I mean a LOT. Next year will be far better, wherever life chooses to put me. I’ve learned a fair … Continue reading

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Back from Vacation

I worked four separate days over vacation, laying out┬ásyllabi and creating a game plan to do a better job this semester. I even rearranged the classroom so I could see every last student from my desk, even though I spend … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

Had a mix of ups and downs this week. The upside is my middle school basketball team. They had their first game this past week and it gave them the confidence boost they sorely needed. I have been doing my … Continue reading

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You Guys Are Great Support

Even though teaching isn’t anything like I’d envisioned, I’m still very happy to be where I am. These students need me whether they believe it or not. That belief has wavered at times, though. You’ve seen it on my Facebook … Continue reading

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