I am in my tenth year as a teacher and this has been, without a doubt, the hardest year I’ve… Read more As the Teachers Fall, So Will We All
The Girl with the Paper Rose* There’s a mountain of anger in that small frame. Passion, fear, hate for the… Read more The Girl With the Paper Rose, or Why I Still Teach… For Now.
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To Be or Not To Be A few weeks ago my students were reading the “To be or not to… Read more After This Year, How Many Teachable Moments Do I Have Left (Part 1)
Originally this post was going to be all about teaching, and about a student who stood for all students, and… Read more A Wonderful and Terrifying Reality of Being a Teacher, and Why I Can’t Quit Now.