IF YOU’RE SO SMART WHY ARE YOU STILL TEACHING?

My first teaching job was at Forest Ridge a school of the Sacred Heart, an elite Catholic girls’ prep school in Bellevue, Washington. Sr. Bunny Flick hired me in 1976 to teach 6-12th grade Art part-time. She was eager to see her students both challenged and supported in their education. At the same time, she [...]

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WHY YOU DON’T WANT TO BECOME A TEACHER

Snow fell off and on a couple of weeks ago. On the coast we understand a few feet of rain better than a few inches of snow. On a Monday school was closed. This happened in 2011 too. I had stayed till 7pm the night before, watching the roads on the internet to ensure the [...]