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Absolutely Oriented.... Or Not

PREO, or Pre-Employment Orientation, was yesterday. I had been anxiously awaiting this for weeks after accepting my new position. I had hoped that this would be an opportunity to learn about the school district, my benefit options, the new curriculum (based on Common Core, which I don’t hate. 478 more words

New Teacher

Absolutely Hired

So you’ve got a statement of eligibility. Getting a job shouldn’t be too hard now, right? I mean, everyone is always talking about how there aren’t enough teachers. 641 more words

New Teacher

Absolutely Qualified

Getting certified is the first step in becoming a teacher. Every state has different requirements, but the process is fairly similar everywhere to my knowledge. In my opinion the best way to go about becoming a teacher is to get a degree in education. 363 more words

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Absolute Beginning

When I was young and someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I remember responding, “a dinosaur”. The answer to that question changed frequently over the years. 286 more words

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The Beginnings of Blogging

I’m at a very interesting place in my life, while not necessarily an uncommon place, it was the inspiration for this blog. I actually made the blog, picked out the color, made up a title back in February. 348 more words

Activism

Gearing Up and Settling Down


And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been
- Rainer Maria Rilke

     The summer is winding down and the school supplies on everywhere we seem to look. 653 more words

Elementary

It begins!


School is just around the corner and I am beyond excited to begin my first year as a teacher!  I have waited for this day for 15 years.  119 more words

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