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Heads down!

We’re having a timeout – said my grade 2 teacher almost every single day.  Continue reading

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Emotions – the downfall of a teacher

Now I’ve been told a lot of the time that a teacher who cares too much is a teacher that will burn out the fastest, the one that will have the emotional breakdown before they have completed their first 5 years of teaching – and personally, I can completely see that happening. But I also want to consider for a moment, that is it also that teacher that probably makes the most impact in their student’s lives. The one who shows up every day, puts everything that he/she has in them into their craft and and works it, even with the lack of support given to current teachers.  Continue reading