What My Students Taught Me in 1 Short Week

As I go into a new work week, I am reminding myself of some things I learned last week. In a 5 day workweek, I learned that I need to stop being so sad and reaching the edge of depression over the fact that I spend my days with other people’s kids while I miss … More What My Students Taught Me in 1 Short Week

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A Day of Tears

Feb. 11, 2015 Today has been incredibly emotional and full of tears for me.  I’ve had tears from pride all the way to tears from my heart breaking, and I’m closing out this day feeling emotionally drained to say the least. And the Winner Is . . . Let me preface by saying the fact … More A Day of Tears

Why Do I Teach?

  A Letter to Myself A few weeks ago, our principal gave us an envelope and a single sheet of KISD letterhead paper and asked us to write a letter to ourselves telling why we teach, and we were to return them to him to be used for something later.  For me, this wasn’t just … More Why Do I Teach?