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How I Survived The First Few Years of Teaching and Didn’t Burn Out

Earlier this week, a close friend and fellow teacher posted about her very, very long day at work. When she got home that evening it was far from over because she had lesson plans to finish, grades to submit, parents to call, and probably tears to cry. I could literally feel her pain because my […]

The Art of Letting Go

As my very first year of teaching comes to a close, one thing is for certain – I’ll never have to repeat it again! It’s over. It’s history. I survived and that’s all that matters, right? Although survival is important, it’s only the beginning. What did I learn? How did I grow? This is my […]