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Poems of a Teacher

Even the bravest warriors fail

No one is perfect

Getting up, that’s what counts

Learn from mistakes that were made

It’s all part of the process… 401 more words


Lyric Essentials: Kristin LaTour reads “Teaching Experience” by Marge Piercy

Sundress: Welcome to Lyric Essentials, where writers and poets share with us a passage or poem which is “essential” to their bookshelf and who they are as a writer. 1,980 more words


"That's not how Mrs. Smith does it!" or The Plight of Substitute Teachers

As October comes to a close, there is a decent chance that there have been substitute teachers roaming the halls of most schools. As a teacher who has arranged and planned for subs many times over the years, I can say that it is more work getting ready for a sub than being in the classroom myself. 376 more words

Teaching Experience

How to Land a Full-Time Job in Academia: 8 Items of Concern

Ah, the elusive full-time job in the academic world…. It is hard to come by these days. How do you get it?

I originally wanted to write a satire on the academic job search, but I figured that this approach would be less helpful. 2,011 more words

Academic Job Market

So, How Was Your First Day of School?

As a teacher, my first day actually began the night before. I didn’t sleep well, probably from the excitement and anticipation of meeting my new class the next day, and I always had a dream that I wasn’t in my classroom when my new students arrived- not a good way to start the school year. 525 more words


Teaching Practicum: First round of observation


The lecturer that observed me was very tolerable, and alhamdulillah he even asked for my permission before the observations were done! :)  Dr.Syed was a very polite man and has interesting views on psychology and education. 1,261 more words

Teaching Practicum

Prayers for Discernment: PhD Rejections

S:  Hello, this is St. Scholastica.  How may I help you?
This prayer may be recorded for quality control purposes. 

P: Holy Scholastica, I’m having a tough time with my graduate school choices, 401 more words