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Reasons why I hate my job: We are told in the morning we have a meeting after school. I only teach math, when I should be teaching all subjects. The school doesn’t want to turn on the a/c. I’m nine hours away from my fiance. Reasons why I REALLY hate my job: There is a…

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Jan 12 2012

Woah: Are We Learning?

Adrian, a wonderful, funny, and special child raise his hand and said, “If someone walked in here they would say, Woah, look at these kids, they’re actually learning real stuff.” Yes Adrian! Woohoo. We were learning about subjects and predicates and my kids were learning, it was joyful and they seemed to be having fun.…

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Nov 09 2011

Best Teacher Award.

According to my roommate, “You are the best effing teacher at your school.” Ha. She said this to me when I told her that I was not put on the district initiative to help TFA and Veteran teachers for SCL elementary schools with planning. My roommate really knows how to humor me. My recommendation for…

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Jul 06 2011

Teacher Birthday.

Happy First Day of Teaching to Me. Happy First Day of Teaching to Me. Happy First Day -and-things-did-not-go-horribly-wrong of Teaching to Me. And many more….. Today I taught nine 3rd graders how to add and subtract money amounts, and I must say, they did a pretty good job on their exit slip. Now, I do…

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