As a first year teacher, the process of learning about myself and the teaching profession has resulted in a roller coaster ride of emotions and recognition.In the midst of Winter Break I felt cold and isolated; anxiety riddled my senses and I dreaded returning to the grind. Yet, as I saw my student’s faces, and …
When I was looking for a teaching job, I never imagined that come Winter Break, I wouldn’t want to go back. In fact, all through college, as I heard over and over the statistics of early teachers changing careers, I thought, “Not me!”
No one ever writes about how to get the daily necessities of life. They just try to sell you on a pipe dream that excludes reality. Think happy thoughts and you’ll be rich… Despite the commercial feel to it all, I will persevere through and give those happy thoughts a try.