I have been so busy with resumption shenanigans and settling in. How the time flies! Summer now seems like a distant memory for some of us.
Have you settled in ok? What is your new class like? My class this year is hard work, I can’t tell a lie! They are not naughty, but just really demanding of my attention; all thirty of them. They struggle with not having my full attention all of the time. For example, if I am working with a group of children or talking to just one child, I would get about 10 of them surrounding me and talking at the same time! Aargghhh, it can be so frustrating.
In my heart, I know it will get better as long as the class routines are consistent. At the moment, it just looks like there is absolutely no light at the end of the tunnel.
Some days, I get home and I am so worn out that I can’t even relate with my family. Such days, I just question the job. Is it really worth it? Will this ever let up? Will they ever get better? How can I carry on?
Teaching does pull at your heart’s string, right? I am reminded of Rita Pierson; every child deserves a champion. Ok oh, let me just stop right there! I think I have answered my own question.
How has it been for you? Any highs, lows, joys or sorrows? Keep me posted.
Lots of love,
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Btw, here is the training schedule for this month:
*GOING STRONG SERIES*
*5th October 7-8pm (FREE on Inspirational Teachers WhatsApp Platforms1, 2, 3)*
Question & Answer with Mrs O.
*12th October 7-8pm (Inspirational Teacher Network)*
GOING STRONG WITH BLOOMS
Practical approach to Blooms Taxonomy in teaching and learning.
*19th October 7-8pm (Inspirational Teacher Network)*
GOING STRONG WITH MATHS
Practical approaches for increasing engagement in Maths.