As a teacher, it can be equal parts amusing and infuriating to see the depictions of our profession in shows and movies. Sometimes you have to take a step back and remind yourself that this is for entertainment purposes, and not (necessarily) how most people actually view us.
I recently watched an episode of the Netflix show Cheer – S2:E6. In this episode, the students were discussing the impact that COVID has had on their college experience. It made me reflect on my own university experience – it was entirely MADE by the in-person interactions. Are we doing our students a disservice by dismissing these feelings of grief for an experience they’ve never had?
We, as a profession, have had a recent push towards inclusion, particularly inclusion of students with disabilities. So why are the teachers getting left behind? Today I am sharing the story of an Anonymous Teacher who is having their disability pushed aside.
The year is 2022. We’ve rolled around to another International Women’s Day. While most corporations and companies will put out words of gratitude and celebration, I feel like this year it’s going to miss the mark.
I’ve spent a lot of time treading carefully around social media lately, and the mood has shifted. Because women this year don’t want to be celebrated. We want to be ok. And we’re not ok.
How long has it been since you gave your computer or laptop a good clean? The second Monday in February is Clean Out Your Computer day, and I’m sure you’d all agree that both a physical and a digital clean…
I LOVE sharing stories where teachers have gone above and beyond out of pure kindness for their students. This is absolutely one of those stories!
You have your student-kids, and now you’re thinking about having your own biological-kids. But when?
When you or your partner falls pregnant with your own child, your whole teaching dynamic will shift. So how and when do you announce your pregnancy to your school and your students?