Today In School…

Today, we had an active shooter drill. Yesterday, there was another school shooting. Another one. My students handled the drill well. They didn't question it. They complied. They each quietly left their seats and huddled under the computer tables. Several helped me to lower the blinds and cover the windows with paper. They understand what … Continue reading Today In School…

I’m Not “Just” a Teacher

It's bizarre how much of our identity is tied to our profession. Maybe it isn't so strange - we spend so much of our time at work, getting ready for work and unwinding from work. Work is where people tend to spend most of their days. It makes sense that our self worth is so … Continue reading I’m Not “Just” a Teacher