An Angry Teacher Speaks
We are all teachers or will be at some stage in our lives whether it will involve teaching our own kids or passing on our wisdom to others. Furthermore we have all been through the education system and realized tests never prepare us for real life. So I’m sure this will strike a chord with us all at some level.
This isn’t a funny post. I’m sorry. I know many of you follow this silly little endeavor of mine because it’s all about the ridiculous things that make this job so damn fun. And I love those things. I do. They are such a big part of what makes me love my job. I think I sometimes revel in and celebrate the silly things more than the average teacher. But at my core, underneath everything, the part of my identity that is the most important part of who I am right now is- teacher.
I love my students. I would do almost anything for them. The highest responsibility I’ve ever held is the privilege of helping them become happy, engaged learners, and successful members of a greater global community.
Yet I can’t, in good consciences, continue to do things I know are bad for my students. Why, you may ask…
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