Monthly Archives: January 2014

My Fantasy Speech at the Imaginary Parent Conference I have in my head

Parent conferences are a part of being a teacher. As a teacher, I am stern and strict. I have anxiety, and specific procedures for student movement in the classroom are essential for maintaining my sanity. If I have a panic … Continue reading

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My End of Vacation Panic Attack

In my professional life, I’ve been chastised by colleagues and higher-ups for taking things too personally. For example, I get to the end of a set of essays and complain to a fellow teacher, “I’m insulted that they think I’m … Continue reading

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