Interview With a Teacher #8: Mrs. H

Oh my goodness, this interview really got to me. I’ve seen how much the pandemic has changed social behavior in middle schoolers, but it hadn’t occurred to me how little (if any) “normal” school years our elementary kids have had. It’s obvious how hard this teacher works based on her sub plans and her extraContinue reading “Interview With a Teacher #8: Mrs. H”

Interview With a Teacher #2: Mr. W.

A Note About These Interviews: I taught seventh grade for almost twenty years and was constantly surprised at the difference between what friends, family, parents, neighbors, and community members imagined my job was like and what it actually was like. The few times I had the privilege of inviting a friend or family member toContinue reading “Interview With a Teacher #2: Mr. W.”

Interview With a Teacher #1: Mr. D’Elia

A Note About These Interviews: I taught seventh grade for almost twenty years and was constantly surprised at the difference between what friends, family, parents, neighbors, and community members imagined my job was like and what it actually was like. The few times I had the privilege of inviting a friend or family member toContinue reading “Interview With a Teacher #1: Mr. D’Elia”