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My Decision to Leave Teaching

My Decision to Leave Teaching

This is a post I was anxious about sharing. I wrote this 20 months ago without intending to publish it. It was a new year “diary entry” of sorts, as I wanted to document my feelings and look back on them later in the year to see if anything had changed. Flash-forward to October, through … Continue reading

‘Twas the Week Before Summer

‘Twas the Week Before Summer

’Twas the week before Summer, and under the desk Hid an overworked teacher; her hair in a mess. She clutched her green pens and looked on weary-eyed: “Only eighty-three papers to go”, she sighed. Surrounded by paperwork she slowly drowned, But suddenly there was a nightmarish sound! From her skin she did jump, BANG! the … Continue reading

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the school The students were desperate to do something cool; Their work was complete and assessments were done, So now they just wanted to do something fun. The teachers were ready for two weeks away, But first they just needed to get to Friday. With a flu … Continue reading