Going Back to School Thoughts

I’m not ready. I’ve never been all-the-way ready. The first day is always exciting, year, after year, after year. Imagine a career full of fresh starts annually. That’s teaching. Spending a few prep days with adult colleagues feels comforting. Yet nothing compares to the arrival of children in all shapes and sizes. Big sisters, little… Continue reading Going Back to School Thoughts

Pay Dirt in Advance

I don’t know how you start off your school year but I’m just realizing that my colleague and I manage a small miracle with our first few classes. Let me explain. I teach in an international school where elementary students enjoy the benefit of several specialists. In our schedule Physical Education is taught opposite German… Continue reading Pay Dirt in Advance