When I graduated from college in December of 1998, I was determined to get a job. Most of my classmates figured they would sub for the remainder of the school year and then look for a teaching job in the fall. I knew there were schools out there looking for teachers mid-year, and I wanted… Continue reading How can we help ALL educators get connected?
I love that each school year has a little different flavor. Some years are easier on the palate, and some are harder. This year provided some new challenges that, although a bit spicy at times, taught me lessons I very much appreciate and that I will never forget. I learned not to be afraid to… Continue reading Lessons from a Spicy Year
When they lash out in anger irrationally. Believe them. When they look like they are being lazy, but say they are confused. Believe them. When they want a band aid, but you don't see a cut. Believe them. When their tears seem to fall from nowhere. Believe them. If they act like they don't care.… Continue reading Believe in them. All of them.