Sometimes I feel like I live in two worlds. Actually all the time I feel like I live in two worlds. I'm a full-time professional student teacher. But I'm also still a college kid. It hasn't gotten much easier to miss out on fun stuff my friends do during the week when I'm either at … Continue reading balance.
Anyone who knows me well knows that I'm not one to brag. I don't like talking about myself and I am MUCH more willing to share embarrassing stories than accomplishments. But since no one reads this anyway..... I felt truly successful for the first time today. I found out yesterday afternoon that not only would I … Continue reading three cheers.
Half of all teachers quit within five years. After spending my first month working full time in a high school, I better understand why. I'm not trying to hint that I plan on, or would even consider, dropping out at this point. It's that I now have experienced the stress involved in daily routines and … Continue reading choose your ‘tude.
We adapt to our surroundings. In school, as a student or professional, I like to have fun but take my job seriously. I speak with more sophisticated vocabulary and choose my words carefully. With my friends, especially those I have known since childhood, I am much more relaxed, shorten most of my words, and use … Continue reading 5 down, 11 to go.
I'm not a big quote person, especially when it comes to the ones you find as typical classroom decorations. (maybe it's a good thing I'm a traveling teacher this semester....) But there's one saying that I have fallen in love with and I hope will always stick with me. It comes from possibly my most … Continue reading perspective.