Teachers say THIS was the most difficult year. Here’s WHY.
If you’re not a teacher, you’re probably sick of the whining. Heck! I AM a teacher, and I’m sick of my own whining. I write this as someone who is consistently described by both her students and colleagues as a cup-half-full kind of gal–this year was TOUGH! I asked my teacher friends on Facebook and Twitter what exactly made this year so exceptionally difficult. My hope is to help our communities and administrators understand why our teachers are near broken and provide some space for reflection and healing for teachers. Continue reading