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Dec 03 2011

This Job is Killing Me

I haven’t written in forever, and that’s basically because I have no idea what time is… Between being constantly observed by one party or another, revamping my classroom so the DOE is happy(er), dealing with combining two very different curricula every week for my lesson plans, going to PD, and giving two separate assessments to…

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Sep 12 2011

September 11- 10 years on

This weekend is the first time I’ve felt a tinge of relief that I am not yet in the classroom. I will be teaching 3 and 4 year-olds. How do you explain to small children who have only ever known what it is to live in this post-9/11 world how their city, their country, their…

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Jul 12 2011

Another one bites the dust

People have been dropping like flies. I don’t mean in a sickness kind of way (that would be me you hear sneezing and coughing and almost dying, but I’m still here), I mean in an “I quit!” kind of way. It was a total shock when people started leaving well before we ever entered the…

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