Apparently, myself and all other 2012 CMs need to blog more. Seriously, to not do so shows that we are undoubtedly ashamed of our jobs, miserable with our experience, and afraid of what others might think about what we are doing.
Surprisingly, I am none of those things, at least not as of 2:36 PM on December 30, 2012. To be honest, I fully suspected I would be. Going into last summer and this fall, I had read/heard enough TFA horror stories to know that it wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows. Less than two months of training is not enough to adequately prepare anyone to be a phenomenal teacher, and I worried that I would come in and just bomb.
Has it been perfect? Not at all, far from it in fact. While nearly all of my students have made progress since the beginning of the year, only a few are…
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it…read more »
Problem: How does one possibly communicate the craziness of leaving all that is familiar, going through two months of intense training, and starting a new job in a new area? Solution: Not attempting to and leaving his blog alone for nearly five months. —————————————– Hello from the land of…..I’m not sure what would chiefly represent…read more »
Greetings Programs! (extra points if you get that reference) I’ll just get this out of the way. Yes, this is my first post. It’s true, first posts are awkward. For this I apologize. Now that we have acknowledged this, lets move on shall we? There will certainly be an “About Me” section at some point;…read more »