First Year vs. Second Year

The differences between my first year of teaching and my second year of teaching are so dramatic that its almost insane. I honestly cannot remember how I managed to survive the stress of my first year, because now I feel like I’m floating on by! The biggest differences I’ve noticed are: I actually enjoy spending…

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Summer Break Update #1

Here I lie, 19 days into my first summer break as a full-time salaried teacher… AND IT IS AMAZING! Seriously, having a summer break (even though I’m still working my second and third jobs) makes every stressful part of teaching worth it. I have done so many things in these short couple of weeks that…

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Summer Bucket List

There are two days of school left (with kids) and I could not be more excited! I have had a tumultuously wonderful first year of teaching, but I am very much looking forward to my first summer as a teacher. I will still be teaching thirteen days this summer (some for four hours, some for…

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