Kelley M Likes
I'm a wife & mother of 5 spectacular kids, retired teacher, B+ Latter-day Saint, Recovering Codependent Guide @ www.inheritedcodependency.com.
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WHY I TEACH-Part 31: It’s Only a Rumor
At the beginning of the new school year, I was on cloud nine. Only one more year of Mr. Myers! The hopes of applying for and getting 107A’s teaching schedule were mere months away. It seemed as if nothing could possibly go wrong. I floated into Mr. B.’s classroom.
WHY I TEACH-Part 29: Nepotism
I’d blocked off an hour to explain all the Industry Certification requirements to Mr. Smart. I figured since he was a long-term sub he was qualified to teach. I painstakingly went over all of the requirements and showed him the easy to follow checkoff list.
WHY I TEACH-Part 28: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait
I lost three days of my life at the Industry Certification required 3-day training. The training occurred in a technical college in the middle of the state. I had to get up at 5 a.m. each morning and drive the 2.5 hours to be there by 8. Mr. Myers refused to pay for a hotel as it “wasn’t that far to drive.”
WHY I TEACH-Part 23: It’s Nice To Be Needed
The new school year called for some revisions in my classroom rules—I had to add another rule. It’s pretty easy to set rules for your classroom. All you have to do is figure out what drives you crazy and make a rule about it. With my new set of classroom management skills, I assessed everything as: