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May 13 2012

Mother’s Love and Motivation

The past few days have been a whirlwind. After a three days of standing for four hours straight due to state testing, I was able to sit down and do some grading and TFA work on Friday at school while my kids entertained themselves by playing cooperative games or making Teacher Appreciation Week cards. It…

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Aug 23 2011

All In the Name of Progress (Reports)

It was the best of days, it was the worst of day; as I entered week three of year two of teaching, I found myself constantly looking for wood to knock on for good luck… I bring my A-game because my students bring theirs. When you feel motivated, anything is possible, but when you’re beaten down and feel hopeless, everything feels impossible.

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So far, so good. My first week was so drastically different from last year but I’m not getting my hopes up just yet. There a few reasons for this change but I have to stop and say “Wow, what a difference a year makes!”

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