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5 (Difficult) Things I'm Thankful For As a Teacher This Year

Posted by Emily Guthrie on Nov 25, 2015 11:07:37 PM

It is no secret that times are tough for teachers. We face legislation and budgets that threaten to shut down some of the most valuable work that we do.  We face overcrowded classrooms, full of students with a variety of complex needs.  We face never ending workloads, distracted students, and a plagiarism epidemic. The struggle can be so real.  I am not even through the first semester and I face burnout.  But for today, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I will find a way to find gratitude in my grief and pride in my problems. Below are 5 things I am thankful for this year.  Feel free to leave a comment with something you are grateful for this year.  Happy Thanksgiving!

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Topics: Holiday/Seasonal, Thankful, Thanksgiving

A Teacher's Thanksgiving Reflection

Posted by Emily Guthrie on Nov 25, 2014 7:52:31 AM

Teaching is hard and sometimes downright impossible.  There are countless viral stories from teachers about why they quit.  I'm not too proud to say that I can relate to the struggles that push so many teachers out of the profession, but since it is thanksgiving week, I want to take a minute to remember the things I am thankful for as a teacher.

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Topics: Holiday/Seasonal, Thanksgiving

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